Hemavan (or Bierke) is a locality situated in Storuman Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 222 inhabitants in 2010.
It is located on European route E12 between Storuman in Sweden and Mo i Rana. Hemavan is most famous for being a family-friendly ski resort. During the winter months Hemavan caters to many tourists, mainly from Sweden and the neighbouring countries of Norway and Finland.
Hemavan also has the Hemavan Airport, with one flight per day 6 days of the week to and from Stockholm-Arlanda.
Hemavan is the starting point of the Kungsleden trail. From here Conrad and Hilary will follow the Kungsleden.