The Search for the Mysterious ‘Bad Weather Cave’

Wednesday March 01, 2017 Written by Genevieve

For many outdoorsy types, happening on a secluded mystery cabin in the middle of a mind-bendingly magnificent location is kind of a life goal. We recently came across some pictures of one that’ll have the more intrepid among our readers booking the next available flight to Norway.

Uveæshula, which means ‘bad weather cave’, is an utterly rustic but also rather welcoming cabin, though maybe anything with a roof would seem welcoming if you found yourself in sudden need of shelter from a storm in the Norwegian wilderness. Made by a Mr Johansen in the 1990s, Uveæshula is left permanently open so that any weary traveller who comes across it may find relief from the elements within its four(ish) walls.

Proof that others have enjoyed its hospitality in the past comes in the form of a well filled-out guest book, as well as a stack of books and a few other little human-made bits and pieces left behind, including a sweet little wood fire stove.  

While coordinates for Uveæshula’s exact location seem impossible to find online, it sounds like your best bet of tracking it down will be visiting a village called Teigan on the North Norwegian island of Hadseløya. Apparently there’s a sign made of driftwood on a road somewhere that’ll tell you you’re getting close. Hmm. Thanks, Teiganers. Nice and specific.

Or maybe you could ask any meteorologist, geologist or cartographer buddies you might have floating around to take a look at these pictures on Messy Nessy Chic, and make a slightly more educated guess as to where the heck Uveæshula might be based using clues in the pictures. Could work?