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STF Stensdalen Mountain cabin

STF's most modern mountain cabin, in beautiful Vålådalen

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Flexible booking conditions
STF Stensdalen Mountain cabin will be affected by the new land lease agreement in Jämtland and Härjedalen starting from 2024. Read more here

About the accommodation

Welcome to the STF’s newest mountain cabin. It lies in a beautiful forest of mountain birch by the Stensån river beyond the reach of roads, 13 kilometres west of Vålådalen in the Vålådalen Nature Reserve, part of the Handöldalen Sàmi camp.
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The summer offers fine orchids, while a bounty of chanterelles awaits you in the autumn. The site is a site of historic interest – the Sami people ran a school here in days past. Even today, the dwellings they used when harvesting peat can be found here, as can also remains of reindeer fencing in the birch forests.
The mountain cabin lies along the trail between Vålådalen and Sylarna. You can make excursions from the cabin to Lillstensdalfjället, Storstensdalen and Östra Bunnerskalet. You will be able to see dippers down at Stensån dive to the bottom and seek food in the flowing water. Stensån is perfect for a quick dip after a hot sauna, in summer and in winter.
This is how it works in a mountain cabin
Our mountain cabins offer a simple and authentic stay in multi-bedded rooms with self catering. The rooms are different sizes with bunk beds and usually heated by gas stoves. On site you will be greeted by a cabin manager. As a guest you chop wood, fetch water from the stream or lake, wash up and clean up after youself.
Here we have gathered all the information you need for a stay in one of our mountain cabins www.swedishtouristassociation.com/stfmountaincabin

Our service

  • Guest kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.

  • Shop

    Food and equipment for outdoor activities are sold in the shop. The range of goods differs from facility to facility.

  • Pets allowed

    Some rooms are available in which pets may accompany guests.

  • Sauna

    A sauna is available.

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Travel options
STF Stensdalen is located west of Vålådalen and is part of so-called Vålådalsfyrkanten, or “Vålådalen rectangle”. It is easiest to get here via Vålådalen, located about 13 km from Stensdalen.

Car parking is available in Vålådalen. You can also go by train to Undersåker and continue from there by bus. For more information, see www.valadalen.se/en

For more information on Vålådalsfyrkanten, see www.swedishtouristassociation.com/valatrail

Mountain map:
Calazo mountain map Vålådalen, Lunndörren & Oviksfjällen


N63.12811°, E12.740137°


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STF Stensdalen Mountain cabin

Opening hours

24 February – 23 April
22 June – 17 September
23 February – 19 April
22 June – 17 September

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  • Sustainability pledge

    Sustainability pledge

    The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.

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