Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XXVII

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Hell yeah we’re back!

Helvetinjärvi NP



Backpacking Light is on Kickstarter with the Packrafting Documentary + Learn to Packraft! Video Series - support them!

The Outdoors Station is discussing The future of Ultralight Gear with various cottages manufacturers, and I think it is superb. The latest Podcast is with Glen Van Peski though make sure to listen to all the previous ones, too!

Need adrenaline? Try China’s Mount Hua Shan – probably the most dangerous hike in the world.

Jake shares some ‘warm’ feet tips.

OZme has a Give Away!

Carryology interviews GORUCK.

Refections of a Recovering Soloist.

Trip Reports

Juho heads up the Elbrus North Route.

Angelica enjoys the winter in Germany and hikes the Rheinhöhenweg.

Craig heads into the Joshua Tree back country.

Willem is spotting Muskox in Dovrefjell.

Toni & Peter head out on a Cold Excursion to Kurjenrahka.

Chad reports about new friends and broken gear.

Ben and Delaney enter Montana.

Greg writes up Day 6. of his Great South West Walk.

James heads up the Leococyte Buttress.

Jacob enjoys subzero chills and iconic views at Dewey Point.

Geoff shares a vacation in photos.

Self Portrait on bike

Gear & Gear Deals

Second Impressions of the Campeur.

Brian reviews the Haglöfs Talus Windstopper Jacket.

Dane compares the Alpha FL and Shift LT shells.

Patrick wonders How to Charge Your Batteries When You Are Outdoors.

Fabian interviews LYO Food and reviews three of their meals.

Holly reviews a complete Kozi Kidz clothing system while her dad informs us about new models of the Mountain King Trail Blaze Poles.

Dave reviews the Hill People Gear Runner’s Kit bag.

Sven shares some tips on packrafting in winter.

Hiker’s Depot now offers their own Down Shoes.

Bergzeit has Haglöfs Gear up to 50% discounted - for example the Haglöfs Barrier Pro Jacket, a lightweight Primaloft One insulation jacket.

Need new Merino gear? The Bergfreunde have 40% off Smartwool gear. For example the Smartwool Midweight Hoody which I reviewed last year and liked is now only 78€!

Backcountry has a great sale on Marmot Gear - I have been wearing the very light & durable Marmot Speed Light Jacket for several months now, and you can grab one now with 40% off!

And if not now, when then will you get that awesome HERO3 from GoPro.com?

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