Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXVII

Wind in face/ sun on skin/ hail summer



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Really great interview with Philippe Ribiere.

The Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #20 is out.

The Greatest Urban Experiment Right Now.

New GEAR! PHD brings out three Half Bags, Locus Gear releases the Menkaura Sil, the 2014 LAUFBURSCHE huckePACK is out and The Theory Works offers a modular shelter.

Backcountry.com has a The North Face Sale with up to 40% off your favourite clothing & gear.

Rappel off Mnich (that's the shadow you see =) #climbing

Trip Reports

Minna cycles from Germany to Chamonix. [Finnish]

The LatvianAlaskan Family has left Juneau for their cycling trip to Panama.

Greg is one fine writer. I really enjoy his stories, so head over and read about the Tipperary Track, Daylesford, Victoria.

To San Antonio de Los Cobres: up, up, up and over Abra del Acay.

Forrest heads out on a High Ski Traverse across the Northern Wind River Range,

Rob tries 8a.

Uli writes how they didn’t hike from the Greizer Hütte to the Kasseler Hütte. [German]

Marty on Random Driving, Being Hard Pressed, Legitimate Police and Assassins.

Toni and Peter head to Kimito Island.

The Days Before.

でんでいろ. [Japanese]

Dark Canyon.

Christine is cycling North into the wind.

Stefanie took part again in the 24 h of Bavaria. [German]

Ben says Goodbye California, Hello Oregon.

Dawn climbs the Via Ferrata Tre Cime de Lavaredo in Italy.

Leor runs the Complete Lost Coast.

Solstice Bikepacking in the South Chicotins.


How to Design and Sew a Custom Backpack.

Kasper takes a look at the Exped Cloudburst 15.

Jason takes a look at the ZPacks Solplex Tent.

Everything You Know About Layering is Wrong.