Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXII

“One does not climb to attain enlightenment, rather one climbs because he is enlightened.” — Zen Master Futomaki

#Eisleck - 8 km to the end!


The End of the Everest Myth.

The Disposable Man: A Western History of Sherpas on Everest.

Patagonia’s Latest Product: A Venture Fund.

I am auctioning off my LAUFBURSCHE huckePACK with 50% of the proceeds going as a donation to my 1% for the Planet partner, the John Muir Trust. Closes this Wednesday at noon - be quick!

SparkMade* is online, your one-stop-shop for independent outdoor products!

And also H.M.E. has opened its online shop!

Hiking 2.0. [German]

A Q&A with Vegan thru-hiker Sam Maron.

The bad habit with paper towels. [German]

Jacob interviews John West of Borah Gear.

Win a Nordisk tent, sleeping bag and mat!

Adam Ondra: 95 Climbs, 9a or Harder.

Cass is making decisions.

Foot training.

A Year on Trail.

Surviving a Lifetime in the mountains.

Gear Reviews

Lightweight ski-touring garments.

Now you can look sexy in Merino with SmartWool’s new PhD bras and bottoms.

The Krampluk.

Adidas Terrex Scope GTX review. [German]

Mammut Redburn GTX approach shoe review.

Jake reviews the FireFly Ultralight Titanium Collapsible Wood Stove.

Luna Sandels OSO

Trip Reports

雲取山. [Japanese]

Beskydy. [Czech]

A Roadtrip on the Scottish Borders.

Nellie had her first wildcamp.

Mike is celebrating spring.

Escalante Canyons.

Jill has hot lips.

Travels with El Huevito: Parque National Conguillío, Chile.

Iceland in a weekend. [German]

Allison enjoys some time in the Little Death Hollow and Wolverine Canyon.

Stephen walks the Lough Googh Horseshoe.

Land of Fire.

Erik went exploring trails and places around Sipoonkorpi National Park with his Fatbike.

A skitour to Austria’s highest peak, the Großglockner. [German]

Insane Trip in French Hillbilly Territory: The Vosges.

Rebecca tops out on Heiligenberg.