Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XLIII

Rumours of a decline in the mosquito population after midsummer are just that: Rumours.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid


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How climbing has changed Aleksi Mehtonen’s life.

Win a Tatonka backpack and a six-pack of Krombacker Weizen! What an awesome raffle =)

More new kit from OookWorks: Introducing the 2Oookan Duomid Nest.

The Hyperlite Mountain Gear UltaMid is now available for order. Available as a two and four person shelter, these are large shelters which should be ideal for tall people.

A small gear sale.

A Packrafting Guide to Yellowstone National Park.

Cutting a hole in cuben: MYOG: Cuben Fibre Poncho Tarp Part 2.

The Sanyo eneloop is widely regarded as the best rechargeable battery on the market. Grab a set of four + charger for your outdoor battery needs like GPS, headlamp or phone charger!

The last ride of the Lazy Randonneur.

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Trip Reports

A family hike to castle Boymont.

Neil shares distant memories of the Inca Trail.

Antti is read for the GR5.

Joni gets away to Porkkalanniemi.

Hiking and Mountain Biking on Los Peñasquitos Canyon.

The Luxembourgish Way.

Dawn heads up Deadfall Lakes and Mt. Eddy Summit.

Packrafting (in the deep)(http://dirtanddogs.blogspot.fi/2013/06/in-deep.html).

Trev is slow in the snow

Hebridean Heaven.

Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon at night.

A Back Country Tenkara Trip.


Nick was hiking in Illinois.

Freaks of the Night.

Chris is (out manuvering a Monsoon)(http://dailey7779.blogspot.fi/2013/06/out-manuvering-monsoon-mount-tom-field.html).

S240: Brazos Cliffs, NM.

Peru – Cordillera Blanca, un salto en el nube.

DMM Classic Rope Bag + Petzl Sirocco

Gear Reviews & Deals

Personal Anchor Systems Buyer’s Guide.

4Sevens Titanium Whistle.

Brunton Ember Solar Charger Review.

Montane Bionic und Sonic shirts reviewed.

Eureka Quazar 3 SUL tent reviewed.

Laufbursche huckePACK reviewed.

Inov8 Roclite 243 reviewed.

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Bergfreunde have 20% off hardshells, softshells and shirts.

Hiking and camping Hot Summer Deals at REI.

Trailrunning gear at CampSaver.com.

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Up to 60% off The North Face at Backcountry.com!

Bergzeit has hardshells up to 50% reduced in price.

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