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Norway took off for long Easter

Norwegians took off for their annual five-day-long Easter holidays over the weekend. It's the first Easter without Corona restrictions in three years, and high avalanche...

Old firing range returned to the wild

A huge portion of Norway's scenic and iconic Dovre Mountain plateau has been returned to its natural state, more than 20 years after the...

Not even hytte holidays allowed

The Norwegian government was stepping up its battle against the Corona virus this weekend in a manner that may bother Norwegians the most: banning...

‘Hytte’ dream stirs climate nightmare

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians have celebrated the New Year at the family hytte (holiday cabin) in the mountains. Concerns are rising, however, that ongoing...

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...

Snow warnings posted in the mountains

Unusually mild weather and rain was abruptly giving way to colder temperatures and even snow in both Northern- and Southern Norway this week. State...

Mountain finally crashes down

The most worrisome portion of Norway's highly unstable mountain, Mannen in Romsdalen, finally came crashing down to the valley below Thursday night. State broadcaster...

Mountain’s rumbling forces new evacuation

Just days after being allowed to return home, Norwegians living at the foot of the country's most unstable mountain Mannen had to pack up...

Royals headed for the hills

King Harald and Queen Sonja are among the hundreds of thousands of Norwegians who've traveled to higher elevations to spend the Easter holidays in...

Musk ox shot in Dovre

Seven of Norway's Arctic musk ox that wander around the mountains of Dovre were shot in a single day this week, part of an...

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