Lonely Planet Writer

Danish skiers oblivious to Red Cross search

A father and son from Denmark were found safe and well in Jotunheimen National Park, Norway, after they were reported missing when they failed to return home from a skiing trip on Wednesday.

Jotunheimen National Park, Norway.
Jotunheimen National Park, Norway. Image by Jeff / CC BY 2.0

A concerned member of the family contacted the authorities, and the local Red Cross launched a search team to find them. Fortunately the pair were found unharmed at a mountain cabin over the border in Norway; they had been oblivious to the search attempts after a poor mobile phone signal hampered their efforts to contact relatives. Read more: thelocal.dk