Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XLV

Moving forward.



Want to keep the wild places wild? Give to the John Muir Trust. Fraser tells why.

13 ways to make coffee on the trail.

Speaking of coffee, Pronto Café is now available at Bergzeit - you can now combine shopping great coffee with great gear!

The GoPro App got a great update. Don’t have a GoPro HERO3 yet? Then get one!

Amy informs us about a new kind of Protein Bar. Hmmm, crickets!

Shaping the future at BikePark Wales.

There’s a new Tyvek bivy, Made in Germany available at Trekking-Lite-Store.com.


Trip Reports

Colombia. Go read it. See it.

A fine hike in the Dolomites to the Piz Duleda.

The Alaska Basin via Death Canyon and Static Divide.

David attempts the Ramsay Round.

The there was this Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic thingy.

Sam writes from the Ardennes - a Hot Place for Romance.

A Ridge Ramble.

Leor enjoy a section of the JMT, from Onion Valley to South Lake.

Roger was up north again this summer, hiking the Nordlandsruta. The preliminary round took him from Kvikkjokk to Sulitjelma.

The Land of Standing Rocks.

Matt enjoys Iceland by bicycle.

The Lechtal Alps might just be your next multi-day destination in the Alps after you see this TR.

Antti’s TGOC 2013 report.

Nick sends a Czech Postcard and shows off why Eastern Europe should be on your map.

Monogusa Hike 2013: Mt. Tateshina.

Microadventures are sooo yesterday. The Brovernighter™ is the future. Possibly. Till December. Or so.

Wild Ass Tour, Days 8 & 9.

Peter heads out on a short Kurjenrahka overnighter.

Peru: Cusco.

Optimus Elektra FE Cook System

Gear Reviews & Deals

An MYOG 2P Inner for the TrailStar.

John finds his RoadID one of the best SHTF items he carries and makes very good points for it.

Cass on the curse of the Bike Geek.

Brian spent some hands on time with the Capture Camera Clip v2.

Jacob reviews the GoLite Shangri-La 5.

The Starlyte & The 12-10.

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The Exped ComfortFoam Mat 7 is 40% off and costs 57€ at the moment at Bergfreunde. Their Summer Sale is still on, too!

25% off Black Diamond Harnesses, Packs and Helmets until Aug. 13th at Trekt.com!

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REI Gift Cards or e-Gift Cards are a one-size-fits-all gift for your favorite outdoor enthusiast.

Carry your iPad outdoors? Get a waterproof iPad case at LifeProof.com - with Free Shipping in the US and Europe!.

The Bergzeit Summer still has a lot of garments and equipment up to 85% on sale, like the Eureka EL Cap 2 SUL Zelt.