Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XXIII

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I hope you all had a splendid Father’s Day on Sunday.

Rock And Ice


The LAUFBURSCHE Special Edition of the huckePÄCKchen could be the present you give yourself to Christmas.

Peikko is the man behind Duckboards Are Evil, and he goes megalomanic!

Michael goes Only Forward.

Win some gear at the Outdoor Winter Giveaway.

David interviews Keith Foskett.

Re Entry after a thru-hike.

Currently reading: Vertical: Life on the Steepest Faces from Ines Papert and Ice & Mixed Climbing from Will Gadd. Winter can come!

Trip Reports

Jun hikes Sugorokudake 双六岳. I find the trip reports and scenery from Japan always very inspiring, and so is this one.

Skywalker heads out for the first packrafting with his son - superb!

Greg and Trina are not Narrow Minded, even when hiking through narrow canyons.

Nine German Bloggers meet-up and hike in the Rhön.

Dennis has a trip report of our UL winter trip to Helvetinjärvi National Park, lots of great photos!

Jens & Steve head out to the Kleine Reibn.

Packrafting Gorges du Tarn.

Tatsuya heads out on the Shinshiro trail.

Steve and Katrijn check in from the Great Himalaya Trail with stunning photos which make you want to go immediately!

John & Jean conclude: There’s No Place like Home.


The final days of the Fowler Tour.

Tony spents a night on Dartmoor.

James heads out for a wander on the wild west coast of Jura.

Christine continues paddling down the Mississippi.

Joni goes packrafting on Keravanjoki. Again.

Willem is racing across the Hardangervidda.


Ride One Bike.

Wrapping Tarp Guyline to Eliminate Tangles - a very useful tip!

The Lawson Equipment Fastpacker cuben tarp is reviewed by Jacob.

A Birch bark container tutorial.

Get your Ice Climbing Gear at Bergfreunde; a wide variety of high quality gear and decent discounts (for example get 10% off if you buy two tools!).

Misty lake