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New gondola wins a royal reception

Residents of Loen in the mountains around the Nordfjord could hardly have hoped for better promotion of their new tourist attraction this weekend. Under sunny...

Forests come to life, and win an award

With the little snow that came this winter now disappearing, Norwegians all over the country are launching into the next season of hiking, cycling,...

Mobile phone network now covers Trolltunga

The unique Norwegian mountain formation known as Trolltunga has attracted hikers and adventurers for years, but it's also been the site of fatal accidents. Now...

Easter skiers pack mountain lodges

The Norwegian mountain trekking association DNT (Den Norske Turistforening) is reporting more double-digit increases in the number of people pouring into its mountain lodges...

Fall colors keep blazing around Oslo

PHOTO FEATURE: The reds, golds and deep greens of autumn have been firing up local landscapes in Norway during the past few weeks, not...

Hikers urged not to drink from creeks

With fine autumn weather in the forecast and schools set to close for a week of autumn holiday, many Norwegians are expected to head...

Autumn arrives in all its colorful glory

PHOTO FEATURE: After one of the warmest summers on record, autumn is arriving around the country in spectacular fashion. Fall colors are breaking out...

Calls go out for more mushroom control

Thousands of Norwegians are likely to head out this weekend to "sanke sopp" (pick mushrooms), and biologists and health care personnel wish there were more checkpoints...

New hidden posts wait to be found

The hills and forests around Oslo are now sporting 50 new posts of interest, waiting to be found by eager skiers and hikers. Hundreds...

New ‘hytte’ opens to wide acclaim

The latest addition to the Norwegian trekking association's extensive network of remote cottages and lodges for hikers and skiers (hytter) has broken new ground in...

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