Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXIII

The little ones leaped, and shouted, and laugh’d and all the hill echoed. - William Blake



Another Mine tries to ruin the Finnish Landscape, right next to the most important wild salmon river of Europe.

Salewa updated their corporate image.

Petzl recalls some Grigri 2 - check your numbers.

The LAUFBURSCHE PACKsack Moonlight edition looks very nice indeed.

Trekking-Lite-Store.com just got a fresh delivery of Evernew pots in.

Jiva Black Coffee Cubes looks like it could be an alternative to Starbucks Via. I backed it and will report in after testing. And also the Highbrow Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate looks like a very tasty trail coffee.

Klimbingkorns celebrates 12 years online and gives away some sweet gear.

Get a MSR MicroRocket for free if you buy a tent at Bergfreunde.

Packrafting on German TV. [German]

Nick has a 2014 Salsa Mukluk for Sale.

Kasper sells his Hilleberg Nammatj 3.

How do you let go of the gear that you love?

10.000 miles of gravel.

Trip Reports

Åland Islands - Bouldering in Finland.

Travelling Denmark on the Copenhagenize Bullitt.

Leaving SoCal.

A Lake District traverse, Part I.

Alpine skiing in the Dolomites.

Alexandre is back from Greenland.

Paul enjoys the Rannerdale Bluebells.

A trailrunning trip to Southern Alps Houousanzan.

Christine gives some tips on cycling in Poland.

I really enjoyed Nancy & Cass’ travels with El Huevito: Villarica and (a little) beyond. A recommended read.

Meet Angelica with „Fahr mal hin“ auf dem Eifelsteig. [German]

Cycle touring Morocco - Days 4 and 5.

To Sugarloaf Mountain – a Sunday adventure by bike.

Packrafting the Upper Salt.

Nick enjoys seven days of dirt.

Karl heads out for a Frankenstein Cliffs loop.

Climb On! bar

Gear Reviews

The (pimped) Lidl UL backpack.

Brian takes a look at the Ka-Bar Dozier Folding Hunter Knife.

Configure your own Via Ferrate Set.

Jacob takes a 2nd look at lightweight Trekking Poles.

John is making dehydrated Puréed Banana for the trail.

Mario tests Skitouring boots from Scarpa. [German]