07 Nov '17, 5pm

The Rabot Mountain Cabin: A Welcome Sanctuary In The Mountains of Northern Norway

The Rabot Mountain Cabin: A Welcome Sanctuary In The Mountains of Northern Norway

In an old Christian hymn, there are these lines: Lead, kindly Light, amid th’encircling gloom; Lead thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home; Lead thou me on! The source of the light is not mentioned, but the sense of seeing light in the cold darkness, as the lines infer, often inspires hope for comfort and sanctuary. Such a feeling must also be engendered with hikers and skiers, mostly in winter but sometimes in summer also, upon seeing Norwegian mountain cabins, with kindly lights in windows. There are 480 cabins, all part of the DNT (Norwegian Trekking Association) lodging facilities throughout Norway. All are in different areas of Norway, most on high altitude, difficult mountain terrain, inaccessible by roads. If you want to get to any of them, you must ski or hike. The latest addition to this chain of cabins is the Rabot Mountain Cabin, or in Norwegian, ...

Full article: https://pursuitist.com/the-rabot-mountain-cabin-a-welcome...

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