This snowmobile warning sign, Korsande väg means that you will cross a road. Always be careful when crossing a road.
If it's a public road the sign also will have a stop sign, and then you have to stop before you cross the road. When crossing a public road you are not allowed to have any passengers on the snowmobile, they must step of and cross the road walking.
The bus station in Storuman is located at Järnvägsgatan. From here you can go to the larger places as Umeå, Lycksele, Vilhelmina, Östersund and Arvidsjaur. But also to all small villages around Storuman with local busses.
Check the link below for time tables.
The bus station is located in the old train station, known for it's special architecture. No passenger trains are though longer operating the tracks.
During the summer, mainly July, you can get to Storuman with the Inlandsbanan train.
Inlandsbanan was a local railway built in the 1920's. It carriedboth person and goods trains. In the beginning of the 1990's the traffic was ended. But the company Inlandsbanan AB then started up the tourist traffic during the summer months.
In 2003 the price for traveling is about 1 SEK per km.
The easiest way to get to Storuman is by plane to Storuman Airport (called Lapplanda).
From Storuman you have direct flights with Skyways to Stockholm Arlanda and Arvidsjaur. Normally two flights on weekdays and one flight on Saturdays and Sundays.
The trip to Stockholm Arlanda normally takes 1 hour 30 minutes.
The airport is located in Gunnarn, 35 km from Storuman. You will find a bus to Storuman after each arrival. And one hour before each departure a bus will leave from the bus station in Storuman.
There are cars for rent at the airport if you instead want to drive yourself.
Storumans Bil & El : +46 951 333 00
Hertz Storuman: +46 70 272 70 15
When visiting Storuman in the winter, the best way of getting around is by the snowmobile. It's a both easy and fun way to see the nature around Storuman.
I don't know about any company where you can rent a snowmobile, but most people have one. In 2002 it was 3106 snowmobiles owned by the 6700 persons living in Storuman, so there are a few...
When you see this sign, VATTENDRAG, it means that you will cross some frozen water, a lake or a river. Look out for open water or holes in the ice. And remember, never stop for water on the ice, it's better to continue driving and try avoid that area. As long as you have the speed up the snowmobile can run over weak spots.
If you want to take a walk in the forest, but didn't bring the hiking boots, you can always use the wooden paths that you find at some locations.
Well, even if you have the hiking boots on, you will probably use those paths anyway.
This wooden path is about 2 km long and located between the village Långnäset and the lake Mejvansjön near Skarvsjöby.
If going by snowmobile, please look for the route sings as on the photo. If following those signs you know that you will drive on a secure path, not making damage to the nature and maybe most important, you will risk getting lost.
Now and then you will find route sings like this, showing the distance to the nearest village. The distance is always shown in kilometre (km). One mile is 1.609 km.
When a snowmobile route is divided you will find a sign like this, showing directions to all destinations.