“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” -Henry David Thoreau
Have you heard of the death of backpacking? It has splashed some waves in the blogsphere. A good reply came from Nick and proof that hiking makes you happier and healthier maybe will motivate some people (me, at least) to go outdoors & sleep under the stars. Also Roger reflects on his walk from Kebnekaise Fjällstation to Nikkaluokta and ponders if the dying of backpacking is a culturally dependent phenomenon.
Starbuck VIA Addicts: Get your fix at the Outdoor Food Shop and choose from three different tastes in 12 Sachet packs!
My OutDoor 2014 conclusions look into the future.
David shares a list of his favourite Outdoor and Adventure Blogs.
WandernBonn celebrates its 3rd birthday and raffles some nice kit off.
The Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody is on sale at CampSaver.com, as is the Integral Designs Chock 2 Mountain Tent, while at the Backcountry Men’s Clothing Outlet you can save up to 70%. In the Bergzeit Arc’teryx Outlet you can save up to 50% on the great Canadian gear and at Bergfreunde you can save 40% on selected climbing gear. Also the big Cotswold Sale has just kicked off and is full of great gear for little prices.
Geoff thinks that trail runners will revolutionise your hiking. Right on!
Jacob likes the Borah Gear Cuben Bivy.
Hana retires: The end of an era.
A re-acquaintance with Glenfinnan to Inverie.
Rob entered the 8th Grade - congratulations!
Hiking for beginners to the Partnachklamm, an amusing trip report. [German]
Leor visits the northeast Ridge of Arrow Peak & Bench Lake.
The Ortler Summit. [German]
Dave heads out on The farewell Tour.
Andy is getting the miles in.
Jamie hikes the Savage River Loop Trail.