Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXXII

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. - Rabindranath Tagore

Alpacka Yukon Yak Packraft


Before it gets dark.

Snowdon is broken.

The Planeta Packraft Team is on tour in Finnish Lapland - Hyvää matka! [Spanish]

Anna & Chris got Married at Maroon Bells - Congratulations!

GearCommons is another website that lets you rent your gear that sits idle in your closet.


3 Climbing Gear Trends Worth a Look.

An ambitious, lazy Procrastinator.

The E.O.F.T. starts on the 11th of October, are you ready for it?

M$ launched a Hyperlapse technology which might make the average Joe’s POV videos worth viewing.

How dangerous are climbing and hill walking?

The Father Nature Outdoors Integrated Camping Blanket is on Kickstarter.

UnTapped is a Sport Packaged Maple Syrup.

Ross ponders about Trapping and The Modern Woodsman.

The big Cotswold Sale has just kicked off and is full of gear for little prices from Rab, Haglöfs, Mountain Equipment and more. At Backcountry.com backpacks get the sale treatment and you can save at least 30% on Packs from Osprey, The North Face & others. GearTrade.com lest you save up to 64% on Marmot, Big Agnes, Black Diamond & Co. tents! The Trekking-Lite-Store.com Outlet also just was filled up with sweet down sleeping bags from Montane, Terra Nova and Cumulus. If you still need a jacket, pants or shirt then the Bergfreunde Clothing Sale might be worth checking out, whereas if you want the newest Arc’teryx gear for winter see what Bergzeit has on offer.

Gear Reviews

Leica T.

Adrian’s Tour on the 26” Campeur.

I reviewed the Klymit Pillow X and the Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XLite which are my essentials for good sleep on the trail.

John talks about the Six Moon Designs Flight 30 Pack.

Along the Ourthe

Trip Reports

Majorque. [French]

East Creek.

立山縦走. [Japanese]

Mont Chaberton, 3136 m. [German]

Sawwer Jam meets ROD! [Japanese]

A Hiker’s Guide to Bike Touring.

Dawn & Jim have a couple of Back-To-Back Long-Distance Flights in Austria.

Ryan spent he last day on Blackwater Way.

Iceland by (Fat-) Bike, a recommended read & see.

The Tournier Spur, North Face of the Midi.

Luc about the 2014 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic & Rob Kehrer.

‘The Dream Path’ - Munich to Venice.

Der Wilde Kaiser & die drei Hexen. [German]

Roger hiked from Katterjåkk to Čuhnojåka.

Don & Karen go on thin ice up to Mount Lyell.

Rosengarten. [German]

Nishizawa Gorge.

Cass rides to Ayuni.

Bugaboos Essentials.

Pik Lenin (7134 m) - Travel to Base Camp Achik Tash. [German]

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