Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXXIV

“If you don’t have expectations, you don’t have disappointment.”

Florian on Lenina-T, Redpoint.


Neil lets you know where to win outdoor gear.

The 1 x 1 of outdoor weather prediction. [German]

Chris Townsend votes Yes on the Scottish Independence Referendum.

Win a RENEGADE Pro Series Quilt by UGQ Outdoor Equipment.

A new Sea kayak podcast.

TrailGroove Issue 17 is out.

10 Reasons to run a 50k instead of a Marathon.

News & Dates for September 2014. [German]

The Bergfreunde move and have a massive sale on sleeping bags, tents, backpacks, climbing gear and clothes.

Trip Reports

日陰名栗山. [Japanese]

The Liskamm Traverse. [German]

Still too dumb to quit.

8 Days in the Pasayten Wilderness.

John hikes from Munich to Venice and spends Day 15 on the Passo Pordoi.

Days 109 - 128 on the PCT.

Piz Surgonda.

Arete du Doigt, Pointe Percee.

Krister & Anna climb the Arete Sud Classique on the Aiguille Moine.

All around the Broom and Heather.

Backpacking in and out of the Aiguestortes.

100 Miles of Wild Expedition to the Tsingy de Bemaraha.

The Underground Mountain Soundtrack.

Nick shares some Western Ukrainian snapshots.

Leor’s Supported John Muir Trail FKT Report.

The Arc’teryx Lakeland Revival.

Bailey Range: Stephen Basin.

Cross Mountain Gorge.

Cycling Baltic States and Finland: Conclusion and lessons learned.

Corinne turns around on the way up the Pic d’Estats. [German]

立山縦走. [Japanese]

Hands-free belaying.

Gear Reviews

Lightweight Gear Finds from the OutDoor and Outdoor Retailer.

Jörgen ponders in detail about the Big 3 and his stove & footwear that he used in the Brooks Range.

Röjk Tvister Helmet Hood for Women reviewed.

Bjarke’s favourite piece of autumn gear.

Planeta Packraft shows you how to fold your packraft.

Rogers eats Freeze Dried Meals and shares his experiences.

How to Destroy Your Gear.

The Narrative Clip, a small five megapixel camera you clip to somewhere on your body and record your hiking adventures.

Derek reviews the Hummingbird Hammock Single.

Stevie helps you choosing and fitting climbing boots.

Tenkara vs. Western Fly Fishing – A Beginner’s Perspective.

Montura Kids Zip-off reviewed.

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