Hiking in Finland

Climbing, backpacking, skiing & packrafting

The Week in Review LXVII

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh

Spring

News

FUCK YOU MINING INDUSTRY, a must read for all who are fed-up with companies ruining our playground.

Scott from Porcelain Rocket is working on a new seat bag design.

Sign this Petition to Crack Down on Deadbeat Dams.

The result of the LaSportiva Sardinia Bloc Scouting is the Bouldering guide to Gallura - go check it out!

Hiking-Blog.de celebrates it’s 4th birthday and there’s cake, coffee and whole lotta sweet outdoor gear to win. [German]

Take part in the Trekking Ultraleicht Photo Competition to win a 500€ Sea To Summt gear package! [German]

The newest creation from Luna Sandals is a trail running adventure sandal, the Leadville Trail.

The Rise Of The Stroopwafel.

Apres Velo T-Shirt Giveaway.

The first Expedition Sweden Podcast is out.

The OSS stops at Racelite.de. [German]

Gnat is back.

Locus Gear has an Open Factory Day soon. [Japanese]

You can join Kolby Kirk for a 2-session workshop on outdoor journaling in April.

The best spots to take pictures of Mt. Fuji.

A packraft for adventure racers - the Alpacka Gnu.

You can follow Hiking in Finland on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date news and outdoor shenanigans.

Trip Reports

Ski touring on the Großvenediger, 3660 m [German].

Weekend Alpinism.

Pins and Needles – A Tradition Worth Continuing.

A spring 2014 Minnesota backcountry ski frolic.

Cass reports in from Tierra del Fuego.

Craig visits the Horse Flats Rock Gardens, a pretty large zen garden for bouldering.

Karen and Don are hiking Cathedral Rock in Santa Catalina mountains.

Dave is choosing carefully on the Ben.

Time for a Urban Beach Ride in Anchorage, AK.

On the Trail of the White Horse.

Brendan and Dave are out on the The Grand Eight.

English Outdoor Literature

Gear Reviews

The North Face Ultra Guide GTX reviewed.

An MYOG TrailStar with a twist [Finnish].

Jake shares his Olympic Gear List for Winter, Spring & Autumn.

Chris reviews the Nordisk Telemark 2 ULW Tent.

Jacob reviews the Yama Mountain Gear Terraform 1P.

I reviewed the Petzl SIROCCO helmet

Dennis takes a look at the enLIGHTened equipment Revelation 850DT. [German]