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Police investigate climbing accident

Police in Rogaland, western Norway, were getting help from expert mountain climbers as they investigated the deaths of two highly-experienced mountaineers who were making...

Fall colours gone with the rain

Norway is supposed to be ablaze with fall colours at this time of year, but the landscape in both the mountains and lower-lying areas...

‘Lemming year’ about to explode

Norwegian researchers are predicting that a new "lemming year" will break out this spring in the mountains if current weather conditions persist - the...

Mountain trekking turns trendy

A large increase in the numbers of people trekking through the mountains of Norway this year is now being linked to groups of young...

Record year for mountain treks

Never before have so many people gone hiking in the Norwegian mountains, if occupancy at mountain cabins and lodges is any indication. The number...

Easter exodus underway

Norwegian cities started to empty out on Friday, as residents headed into the Easter week and its unusually long string of official days off....

Bus trip over mountains turned fatal

An express bus traveling over the mountains in northern Oppland County ran off the road during an early autumn snowfall on Tuesday. One passenger...

Dramatic rescue on Besseggen

Strong winds and the early snows that have coated mountaintops all over Norway in recent days led to a dramatic rescue mission on the...

Norway's highest mountain challenges new immigrants

Organizers insisted it wasn't meant to be an initiation rite into life in Norway, but they nonetheless encouraged a large group of new immigrants...



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