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New book sends hikers into ‘marka’

SEE  THE VIDEO: Hundreds of the most avid hikers and skiers in the Oslo area flocked to a hillside in the valley of Sørkedalen...

Trail conflicts can mar winter holidays

It's winter holiday time for tens of thousands of Norwegians, with many schools closed this week or next. Winter sports fun can be marred,...

Thousands out hiking as autumn settles in

At least 47,000 Norwegians are estimated to have headed ut på tur (out on a hike) during the weekend, as the Norwegian mountain trekking...

Two national parks opened offshore

Under brilliantly sunny skies and weather that attracted thousands of spectators, Norway's Climate and Environment Minister Vidar Helgesen officially opened two new national parks...

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,...

More hikers needed mountaintop rescue

Norwegian search and rescue crews were pressed into action once again this week after a group of 16 people ran into trouble while hiking...

Forests’ bounty sets new records

Norway’s forests are once again full of wild berries and mushrooms, with marshes featuring the golden cloudberries known as multer. Both raspberries and lingonberries  (tyttebær) have...

Frogner Park draws Pokémon crowds

Oslo's Frogner Park, with its vast collection of sculptures by Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland, has emerged as a magnet for players of the new...

Owls get nesting help in Aremark

PHOTO FEATURE: It's high season for nesting birds in Norway, and many Norwegians are more than happy to help their feathered friends provide for...

Huge interest all but drowns waterslide project

Interest is so massive in plans to create a giant waterslide on a hilly street in Oslo this summer that the website set up...

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