Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LIX

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese proverb


News and Stuff

A list of all Female German-language Outdoor blogs. Because there’s plenty and they rock!

With snowhow you no longer need to wonder if there’s any powder up in the mountains - with this service you always know if it’ worth to get up to go up!

Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #17 is out.

David’s blog moved to http://www.davidlintern.com/blog/ - update your RSS Readers.

Beyond Our Boundaries: A Family Backpacking Video Series is a Kickstarter project worthy of your support.

The Two Gear Guys go separate ways digitally (but continue to hike together :).

Have kids? Want them to learn skiing? Ute shares her impressions from a ski course for kids.

Steve House’s new book Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete is available for pre-order.

OR Show WM 2014 in the eyes of a Minimalist.

The Problem of Female Athletes.

The Vertex Ultralight Backpacking Stove does look interesting.

About light gear and steep skiing on the Coast and beyond - a Trevor Hunt interview.

Morning Glory IV

Trip Reports

Tomáš goes hiking in Czech Siberia.

Great riding between Chabowka and Szczawnica.

Samurai Powder - Freeriding in Japan.

Ben is climbing Black Peak in New Zealand.

北八ヶ岳ハイキング aka Mt.North Yatsugatake hike, a Japanese UL winter meet-up.

Kitayatugatake Hike - another winter hike in Japan.

Willem’s best week in the outdoors? A loop into Cape Farewell Country.

Jana shares some photos from her trip to Albarracín.

Juan discovers Peru by bike.

Fat Biking the Flaming Gorge Res, Green River Wyoming.

Christine arrived in Tarifa and has hiked 3.800 km from Germany to Europe’s most southern point. Congratulations!

Gary encountered great winter conditions around Torridon.

James went winter backpacking in the Elan Valley.

Nick found Melt!

White’s Gully and Fuselage Gully.

Cass rides the Carretera Austral.

Doom is on the mend.

Black or White?

Gear Reviews & Deals

Torjus made his own skis.

The Röjk Mixed Monk reviewed.

Matt talks about the Rab Zephyr.

Derek shows how to rig a No-sag Hennessy Hammock Tarp.

Edelrid Nineteen G Quickdraw Set review.

The Best Headlamp Review.

Packrafting in Patagonia.

Brian says goodbye to Ziplocs and hello to the Eagle Creek UL Dopp Bag.

At the Bergzeit.co.uk Blow-out Sale you can save big on gear - grab a pair of Black Diamond Touring Skis for 60% off!

At GearTrade.com 10,000 items ship for free and decrease in price everyday.

The REI-OUTLET has new arrivals: Save big on new closeouts from prAna, OR, Mammut, Sierra Designs, Mountain Hardwear, Brooks & more!

Backcountry.com has a The North Face Sale with up to 30% Off Men’s, Women’s, & Kids’ apparel and outerwear and free shipping on orders over $50.

Need a down jacket, hardshell or softshell? The Bergfreunde have you covered.