Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXIV

Swans are singing in the sky/ Rocks are dry/ Hello spring



Win two event packages for the JEEP® Freeride Testival in the Kaunertal.

PHD’s Spring Sale starts Tuesday - here’s a preview.

When in Japan, go visit 山と道 アトリエショールーム.

The outdoor mädchen interviews Fräulein Draußen.

Martin now offers Photography Workshops.

Why decision making is greater than a beacon.

An ice pillar in Canada snapped with a climber on it - watch the video.

Time for a road trip this summer? Here are ten tips for living out of your car.

News & Dates March 2014.

Add the Sisters to Smith Rock Scenic Bikeway to your Bucket-List after that video.

Barefoot Jake updated his website’s look - check if your RSS subscriptions still work or update them!

Le Ride

Trip Reports

Glenn goes winter bikepacking. Two months in Alaska without much of a plan. Sweet.

Foolish Consistency.

Stefanie enjoys Day 5 of her Project Pistenglück.

Day two on The White Rim.

On scaremongering.

Notes on Post Trail Depression.

A Blogger weekend on the Jamtalhütte.

Little Sur Circular Pools.

In the Rucksack Straps of Mick.

-10 is now T-shirt weather in Duluth.

Berghaus Octans 40

Gear Reviews & Deals

John shows the gear he won’t be taking to this year’s TGOC.

I reviewed the Salewa Wildfire Approach Shoes.

Carsten’s One Stop Shop Series has kicked of with the Trekking-Lite-Store.com and Globetrotter Frankfurt.

Jake reviews the Locus Gear Khufu Sil.

MYOG Cuben Fiber Rain Skirt.

A first look at the Cassin X-Dream.

Matt reviews the Inov-8 Race Elite 260 Thermoshell.

Martin shares his first impressions with the FUJIFILM X-T1.

DMM Dragon Cams Review.

James reviews the Marmot Variant Vest.

Montbell Warm Up Sheet Review.

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Take an additional 15% off all footwear in the CampSaver Outlet with the Coupon Code: FOOT15.

The new Norrøna collection is now available at Bergzeit.co.uk.

MEGA DEALS at REI-OUTLET - Save 50% or more on selected items between March 10th to 20th.

Save 20% on the KLYMIT LiteWaterDinghy packraft with the coupon code: LWD20% at KLYMIT.com and get free Shipping!

And take an additional 20% off any Backcountry Outlet item with coupon code: ADD20 (expires 3/13).

Spring is here, and so are the new collections at Bergfreunde.