A small town near the Norwegian border in central Sweden, Idre resort provides some of the best skiing in the country, with a long winter season that typically runs from mid-October until late-April and 27 lifts that service 41kms of trails.
2015/16 was the first season that Idre hosted Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup action and the Swedes stepped up in a big way, introducing a truly unique course set-up that lead to some of the most thrilling action seen on tour all year.
With Swedish ski cross stars like 2017 world champions Victor Oehling Norberg and Sandra Naeslund repping the home country strongly last season and an impressive Swedish history of hosting FIS events dating back to 1992, expect nothing but excitement from the Idre competition again in 2017/18.
Jean Frederic Chapuis claimed his first victory of the season, while top-qualifier Sandra Naeslund was awarded the win after ladies' event cancelled due to wind.
Swedish favourite Sandra Naeslund and Swiss veteran Alex Fiva take the wins at the first of two races in Idre Fjall.
Sandra Naeslund and Marc Bischofberger top athletes heading into unique Swedish venue for back-to-back competitions.
A look back at some of the biggest storylines of the 2016/17 Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup season.
Marielle Thompson and Brady Leman took victories in a big day for the Canadian squad in Sweden.
Sandra Naeslund scores home-field victory, while Alex Fiva fends off all challengers for third 2016/17 victory.