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Mountains draw like never before

Norway's mountain trekking association DNT (Den Norske Turistforeningen) is heading for another record summer in terms of overnight visitors registered at its lodges and...

‘Pulpit Rock’ draws record visitors

Norway's famed high rocky plateau known as Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) has attracted a record number of visitors so far this year, up more...

Great outdoors at the ‘cultural core’

After a week of media debate over what comprises the core of Norwegian culture comes an answer based on 17,000 votes and 500 proposals...

Queen opens new coastal trail

Around 250 hikers followed along with Norway's Queen Sonja when she formally opened a new coastal trail on the island of Vannøya north of...

First national park turns 50

The majestic, almost moon-like peaks of Norway's Rondane National Park have drawn hikers and climbers for years and now they have a reason to...

Mountains open for the high season

Record numbers of Norwegians are heading for the mountains this summer as the high season for hiking, cycling or simply gazing at the scenery...

Autumn trails in the Oslo hills

Autumn treks are popular past-times in Norway, before snow and ice cover the hiking trails. A relatively gentle blåsti (a hiking trail marked in blue)...

Scenic valley’s fans win award

The scenic valley of Maridalen in Oslo is known as a rural oasis on the fringe of an urban environment. Now its biggest support...

Ticks move higher, and farther north

Norwegian researchers have documented that ticks, often linked to serious diseases, have been found as far north as Lofoten and at much higher elevations...

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