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Ammarnäs is a Swedish community of 95 inhabitants (in 2005), located in the municipality of Sorsele , in Västerbotten County, Swedish Lapland . It is located at the mouth of the Vindelälven and Tjulån rivers in Lake Gautsträsket, in a valley of the Scandinavian Alps . The village is a gateway to the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve , and is located on the Kungsleden hiking trail . Among the curiosities of Ammarnäs is Potatisbacken (literally potato hill ), a moraine whose southern slope has been used for a long time to grow potatoes because it offers the ideal conditions.