Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXIX

“The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?” ― Confucius

Valle Blanche


ZoomTopo: crags like you’ve never seen them before.

Part 3 of my OutDoor News 2014 is out.

The Benefits Of Discomfort.

David shares some tips on outdoors photography at night.

It’s still summer sale time! At Bergfreunde you can save up to 30% on garments, at Bergzeit you’ll find gear that’s up to 90% reduced, and at the Patagonia’s July Sale till 7/29/14 you can save up to 40% on selected gear. At Peak Designs you can get 10% off, and at CampSaver.com there’s free shipping for orders over $50.

Gear Reviews

Jill shares some gear insights - recommended for cyclists.

Evolution of a lightweight bike touring rig.

Corinna reviews two Klean Kanteen bottles. [German]

Joslyn takes a look at the Zpacks Custom Flat Tarp.

The La Sportiva RAPTOR as a packrafting shoe.

FUJI X-T1 Review.

Scarpa Booster S review.

Icebreaker Aero Tank.

Edelrid Shark Crampon review.

John helped design the ZPacks “Arc Zip” Backpack.

The Best Coffee Tools for Backpackers.

Scarpa Rebel Ultra GTX & Grivel Air-Tech crampons

Trip Reports

Even non-vertical-enthusiasts will enjoy this post: Norway. Climbing. [Finnish]

A Madagascar Coast to Coast expedition.

Skiing and Climbing the Grand Teton.

The Beara Peninsula.

Yellow Rope.

Jules visits the Peaks of the Balkans.

Minna reaches Switzerland. [Finnish]

Angelica enjoys blue skies and sunshine on the Wiesensteig & Schwarzwaldsteig. [German]

Oregon in photos. [German]

Alaska Smorgasbord.

Roger & his brother make a wander across the northern Wilsons Promontory.

Chris hikes to the Tegernseer Hütte.

Overnight hiking trip to Tahquitz Peak.

Horseshoe Lake to Sawyer Bar – Three Sisters Wilderness.

Schwarzhorn. [German]

Chris spends a Night On Creag Meagaidh.

Christine enjoys the endless summer in Finland.

James goes into the Giant’s Hole.

Fat Bike South Africa.

Le Haute Route: Chamonix - Zermatt.

Almighty Dolomites.

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