SLIDESHOW: Vikings pillage again!

More than 50 Norse marauders raid along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails during Wells Gray Birchleg 2017

Mini-Vikings Kurt (l) and Karl Lundsbye of 100 Mile House take a break from pillaging along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails on Saturday to wave their spear and battle-axe around. They were taking part in the annual Birchleg event



 

Below: Mini-Vikings Kurt (l) and Karl Lundsbye of 100 Mile House take a break from pillaging along the Candle Creek cross-country ski trails near Clearwater on Saturday to wave their spear and battle-axe around.

They were taking part in the annual Birchleg event, which commemorates an event in Norway in the 13th Century during which two Vikings carried the infant son of their murdered king across the mountains to safety.