Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XXVI

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Four days, 100 kilometers, grey skies, warm fires, early darkness, great conversations. November backpacking at it’s best.

On the trail


High Peak Potties. Because you also gotta go to the toilet in the outdoors.

Backcountry Boilers are now shipping from Stock - Yay!

Happy Birthday to LOCUS GEAR - and check out their 3rd Anniversary Special.

Want to store gear INSIDE your packraft? Get a Cargo Fly.

You’ve a smartphone and use Foursquare and the like, plus want that the ones at home know where you are? Get a WhereDial.

Neil shares some Advice for avoiding snake bites while hiking.

Get some Cold Thistle Hammers for your Petzl tools, while they last!

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Jens wonders if we are getting too soft?

Colin is off to Tasmania - Happy trails!

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Trip Reports

Go to Hell.

Patrick crosses the Alps from Germany to Italy on the E5.

Jess and a very Backcountry Thanksgiving, Year 4.

Kirby’s Sierra Trek 2012 Journals are stunning.

Darren can’t sit still and thus heads to Dargan’s Creek.

Into the misty forest

Greg & Trina head to the water line.

The North Face of the Eagle.

Jill encounters a humbling mountain.

Henrik paddles on a last trip to Tulsa.

James climbs up the Western Rib, Aonach Mor West face.

Gear Reviews

Imagining the Campeur. Finest bicycle photography!

Chad’s Wintry Layering System.

May Wah: vegetarian & vegan food from NYC.

The Top ten Reasons to Dry Bake.

Kevin reviews the Arc’teryx Zenta LT Glove.

Fishpond Piney Creek Tech Pack reviewed.

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