Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXIII

Back from Sweden, where we encountered sunshine, blue skies, good ice, great rock and awesome companionship.

Rift in Reality


Unless you were away last week in the wild, you certainly will have seen the news that the best digital cycling Magazine, Bunyan Velo, has released issue 4.

The Sub 60 Fast Pack Kit is available!

Win a pair of Dynafit Seven Summit skis at the Bergzeit Glückpilz raffle!

Farm to Feet wool socks are a new USA made sock manufacturer.

Simon has a new podcast out, in which he talks with the Pioneer of Sea Kayaking, Carrie Stevenson.

Also the Outdoor-Spirit Podcast has a new episode out.

CHS-U is on eBay, so go shopping for some cool Japanese Alcohol stoves!

Packrafting spring events 2014.

Kids, learning to Ski in Alaska.

A quick look at the Western Mountaineering HQ.

The Full List of On Writing & Riding.

James explains why we get cold.

Alex wonders how much information is too much for winter climbing conditions?

Start of the Alpine Adventure Route

Trip Reports

Alice celebreates Day 17 on the JMT.

Casey is skiing the West Face of Mt Sentinel.

The Scrambling Session in Ashiya Rock Garden looks like a lotta fun!

Krister climbs classic ice routes a la Cogne.

Alberto & friends spent a Freeride week in the Dolomites. With powder like that, who wouldn’t want to?

Alexandre went swimming in Scottish snow.

The White Rim.

Nick climbs Centurion in Scotland.

Olov enjoyed the BMC international winter climbing meet.

Mark enjoys Day 23 of his Swedish Summer.

Brendan enjoys tis season.

Rock Climbing in Croatia.

Cass shares some stunning photos from Monte Fitz Roy, Patagonia

Forrest was packrafting in 2013 across the globe.

Aleksi rocking the Traditional Scottish Mixed clinic

Gear Reviews & Deals

Fastpacking gear for an overnighter.

RMG Shoulder Pack

Chris highlights how Outdoor Gear has changed since 1978.

Tomáš makes a sweet MYOG tyvek bivy bag and rain trousers.

Zack shares his first impressions of the Fuji X-T1.

Backcountry ski repair kit.

Casio Protrek PRW-3000 watch review.

Rhino Camera Gear mounts.

Didriksons 1913 Sutton Kid’s snow overall reviewed.

Deep Snow Skiing on Modern Equipment.

Tenaya Oasi reviewed.

Jake did some wilderness gear testing in winter.

Jens tested the Norrona /29 up‐cycled warm4 Jacket.

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