Slipstensbäcken Hemavan

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The brook in the middle of the village, known as Slipstensbäcken or Kvarnbäcken (= the grindstone brook or the mill brook) has been used for driving the village’s grindstones and a mill for grinding corn.

There is a collection of water-powered grindstones 100 metres above the petrol station in Hemavan. To have newly-sharpened scythes was important for haymaking in the boggy flood-meadows of the Umeälven river. Much hay was needed for cattle and horses during the long winter.

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Nearby accommodations

Cabin & apartment

Hemavan Ski Lodge

Distance: 492 meters
This apartment is very close to the Hemavan Gondola, Restaurang Solkatten and the children's favorite skiing area - Lämmellandet. Fresh and nice apartment fully equipped for self-catering. The apartment was built in 2016 and is on the ground floor with walking distance to the piste.
Hotel

Hemavans Högfjällshotell - Hotel rooms

Distance: 556 meters
If you want to stay comfortably and next door to the slopes and lifts, Hemavan’s Högfjällshotell is the perfect choice for you. The hotel i open during winterseason.
Hotel

STF Hemavan Mountain station

Distance: 176 meters
Hemavan Fjällstation, former SMU Fjällgård, is a drug free alternative for individual guests, families and groups. The facility offers a relaxed environment and several rooms were you can spend time together.