The sign reads "Applies to whole Svalbard" in Norwegian. One is required to carry a gun when leaving a settlement in Svalbard, to be able to protect themselves against a polar bear. There are more polar bears on Svalbard than humans.
Road to Dundret Ski Resort - Cold winter day C) above the Arctic Circle on an empty road outside Gällivare, Lapland, Sweden. The mountain Dundret in the background. At this time of the year you don´t see the sun, only the traces of it.