Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXXV

“When I feel well and in a good humour, or when I am taking a drive or walking after a good meal, or in the night when I cannot sleep, thoughts crowd into my mind as easily as you could wish.” ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Read the free Edelrid Rope book to learn more about ropes.

Get the new Norrøna Lofoten line at Bergzeit.co.uk.

Why Dave MacLeeod votes Yes on an independent Scotland.

The Trekking-Lite-Store.com is now on Twitter.

There are rebates available at REI and you can get free shipping using the REI Store Pickup.

Bergfreunde have a lot of new climbing gear just in.

I have updated the Beginner’s Guide to Rock Climbing and added several more instructional videos.

Jetboil Joule

Gear Reviews

Roger compares the Tarptent Stratospire and Notch.

Phil takes a look at the Mountain Warehouse Microlite 700 Sleeping Bag.

Jaki Sandals a.k.a huarache sandals. [Japanese]

Derek reviews the Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Single.


Trip Reports

The Planeta Packraft Team is back from Lapland and writes about the Camino del Agua. [Spanish]

A small retroperspective on Baugen. [Finnish]

Five 4000 m peaks in a day. [German]

Romanian rail, Serbian sun, Montenegran mountains.

Climbing and packrafting in Ardeche and Vercors, France.

Hiking Trip on Yosemite National Park.

Nick does the Teton Crest Trail in a day.

Late summer in wet canyons.

Okutama hike. [Japanese]

White Mountain Peak Ride – Silver Canyon to the Summit.

Cass appeases Papa Uturuncu and pedals to 5777 m.

立山縦走 Day3.

Adam visits the Walrus Lakes.

Touring the Root River trail with Kids.

Mud and Biryani – Netley to Amberley.

Willem found a special spot above Heinabergsjökull.

Baxter Backpacking, Day 5.

North Wales Climbs.

Mark spent five days in the Lakes.

James goes into the Hagg Gill Pot.

Backpacking in and out of the Aiguestortes.

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