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Tourists to get more help in Swedish mountains

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Hikers in northern Sweden. Photo: Fjällsäkerhetsrådet

Mountain safety for tourists is set to improve in Sweden, with authorities introducing more signposting and guides in English as rising numbers of foreigners head for the hills.

Around 800,000 people are expected to visit Sweden’s mountain areas this season, with up to 20 percent coming from abroad, according to the Mountain Safety Council of Sweden (Fjällsäkerhetsrådet).

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