Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XXXV

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. - Pablo Picasso

Svedjehamn harbour


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Kilian Jornet is the All-Terrain Human.

Klymit’s LiteWater Dinghy packraft is now available - a very light packraft for a very affordable price!

Go vote for Greg of Hiking Fiasco as one of the best Australian blogs!

Jens ponders if hikes need to be more fancy & extreme.

Pilgrim Chris has a new site.

Alex helps you figure out social media for the indie author.

Win stuff!

Hiking in Finland reader Jeroen, his son and another father-son couple are going to backpack the Birgitan Polku next month, and they made this cool teaser of their training hike! Check it out and give it a thumbs up!

Sensitive Locations and Our Responsibility as Bloggers.

Tips For Hiking The John Muir Trail.

Trip Reports

A Better Man.

Doom delightes with fine photos from an Arizona packrafting trip.

Nick spent his spring break at Glacier NP.

Steven and family float the Frio River, Texas.

Seven Days of Dirt at Baja Coda.

Kelley & John enjoy Dorr Mountain.

Sea kayaking from England to Finland.

Five days in the Bohemian Forest.

Svedjehamn, Kvarken Archipelago

Lockleys Pylon.

Greg and Trina packraft the Verde River.

The Dark Toon.

Powder in the Dolomites.

Patagonia. Don’t hurry through it. It’s gorgeous. Steve and Katrijn will have you want to go.

A video of the German Bloggers Snowshoe Tour.

Kaikomagatake. Hana gets ready for the mountains again.

Joery heads up and down the canyon of the Ardèche.

Allermuir in the Pentlands.

Ben was hiking in Cape Town.

Mark & family head to Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park.

Anna & Chris are Slipping and Sliding on the AT.

Girls & Dirt.

Hope to Edale via The Great Ridge.

Skitour to the Eisseespitze.

Joe continues to dream.

Gear Reviews & Deals

Andrew shares his insights on mesh layers from Brynje.

Patagonia Mixed Guide Hoody and Pants reviewed.

Jake reviews the Gossamer Gear Minimalist and gives one away.

Roger shares his Jetboil Sol Ti Long term perspective.

MYOG Seatbag for bikepacking.

Will shares his First Impressions on the Elemental Horizons Aduro SL Backpack.

Capillary Hoop Stove Japan Limited, a sort of MYOG Guide.

Grand Trunk Nano 7 Hammock Review.

Micheal takes a first look at the Montane Torque 40.

MSR Carbon Core Stakes vs Ruta Locura Sorex Stakes.

In the Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #8 they talk about tents!

Screw you

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The ULA Camino backpack is a lightweight panel loader which is great for backpackers who like to have immediate access to all their gear.

Trek Light Gear has a good varirty of lightweight hammocks for backpackers, travlers and garden hamockers alike.

Katadyn makes water filters, for UL backpackers the Katadyn Mini is of interest, or even lighter: Micropur purification tablets.

GoLite’s Jam backpacks are currently 50% off and have free shipping.

REI lets you take off 20% off a full priced item.

The Mountain Equipment Classic 500 down sleeping bag is 25% off at the Bergfreunde, and if you buy a pair of approach shoes, trailrunners or hiking shoes you get two pair of socks for free on top.

Bergzeit already has the Peak Performance 2013 colelction available!

And at Geartrade.com you can get up to 80% Off Kayaks.

Browse the huge selection of clearance items from RockyMountainTrail.com.

First pitch.