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Avalanche stranded tourists in Loen

The scenic mountain area around Loen near Stryn was hit by an avalanche on Friday afternoon that left as many as 30 people stranded...

Famed mountain road can’t open yet

Norway’s iconic Trollstigen, a scenic mountain road in Romsdal famed for its hairpin turns, isn’t likely to open to traffic until the very end...

Three killed in another avalanche

Three skiers were killed Thursday afternoon in another avalanche at Lyngen in Troms, Northern Norway. They were in a group of nine skiers, mostly...

Teenager rescued after avalanche

A rescue crew at the Trysil ski resort in eastern Norway managed to dig an 18-year-old skier from Sweden out of an avalanche on...

Two men killed in avalanche

Another avalanche crashed down a mountainside in the popular skiing destination of Lyngen in Troms, Northern Norway, on Saturday. Two men from Tromsø got...

Avalanche victims lacked location devices

Two German tourists killed in an avalanche on Svalbard Thursday were not equipped with electronic devices that could help them be located under the...

Man survived avalanche near Trollfjord

A 50-year-old man who's been a mountain guide for Queen Sonja survived an hour-and-a-half buried under the snow on Sunday, after an avalanche crashed...

Polish researchers killed on Svalbard

Two Polish researchers out skiing on Svalbard were found dead on Sunday, apparently after getting caught atop an avalanche in the southern region of...

Two killed in another avalanche

Two Norwegian men were killed in an avalanche in Nordland County Tuesday afternoon. They were each operating excavators in an effort to open a...

Another deadly avalanche in Norway

A 16-year-old boy out snow-mobiling in a valley in southwestern Norway on Sunday afternoon got caught in an avalanche at Åseral in Vest-Agder. He...

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