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Nordic winter sports destinations are friendlier and less fashion conscious than the Alps -- but they’re still cool

Alps

Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Frozen footsteps: Stunning geometric shapes appear on snowy lakes

Simon Beck treads his fractal-inspired artworks into the icy landscapes of the European Alps
World's most spectacular footbridges

World's most spectacular footbridges

Up in the mountains and across deep chasms, these bridges are both spectacular and terrifying
Semi-secret Alpine huts: Where hard core hikers party

Semi-secret Alpine huts: Where hard core hikers party

Lens-popping mountain scenery! Vodka clear lakes! Marmots! You get it all -- with cheap prices -- at Europe's best hiking huts