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Arne Næss – the call of the mountain

On 1500 metres above sea level, on the slope of the mountain Hallingskarvet, stands “Tvergastein’, the cabin of Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss. In this film, Næss tells about the concept of ‘deep ecology’, which was first introduced by him in 1973. One of the basic tenets of deep ecology is that nature has a value in itself, apart from its possible use value to humans. Next to being a famous mountaineer, Næss was been a longtime activist in the environmental movement.

Things you need to know when visiting a DNT cabin

The Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) has made an informative video on how to use their cabins. With more than 500 cabins spread across Norway of which 200 are self-service, knowing your way about how these work is important.

Watch this video to learn more.

Top hiking mistakes!

An informative video from VisitNorway 🙂

Hiking in Norway and staying at a DNT cabin?

Check out this video from the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) showing how their cabin system is set up and how you and your fellow hikers can use it if you are hiking in Norway. DNT have more than 500 cabins that are mostly self-service and

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