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Sherpas building the Norwegian mountains

Six kilometers long hiking trail in Eggedal, Vestfjell. Photo: OpplevBuskerud -

Making rugged Norwegian nature accessible for more than just expert hikers and extreme sports enthusiasts is not a task anyone could perform. For more than ten years, this work has been carried out with award-winning precision by the representatives of a group of people who live in and for the mountains – the Sherpas, whose traditional home is in eastern Himalaya, India, Tibet, and Nepal.

The Sherpas can carry their own body weight for days. This is beneficial for Norwegian hiking trails. They have already managed to leave indelible traces in our nation’s mountains, and the stories about their physical strength are astonishing.

Read the full story at VisitNorway.