National Park is situated in the most northern part of Sweden, north
of the Arctic Circle, 100 km northwest
The name Kebnekaise comes from Sami Giebmegáisi
or Giebnegáisi and is the highest mountain in Sweden and Sápmi (land
of sami people).
The Kebnekaise has two peaks, of which the southern
one is highest at 2,103 metres above sea level. The north top is 2,097
mountain lodge) - is located at the
foot of Kebnekaise. It is the starting point for an ascent to the top
via the western route 13 km or the eastern route which is 10 km.
You can hike the valley of Tarfala up to the Tarfala
lake. On the way up to the mountain hut you'll pass the reserach field
stations (of Stockholm Univeristy) in Glaciology .