Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXXVII

The three weeks climbing & bouldering roadtrip through Finland is finished. Time to enjoy being at home with the family and getting ready for the Petzl RocTrip 2014 in Turkey in a few weeks.

Milky Way


The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit.

PHD has launched their Autumn Race Collection which also will appeal to ultralight backpackers and alpinists who wanna go super-light!

Win a new Black Diamond Access LT Hybrid Hoody & Speed 40 pack. Or check out the New Black Diamond Gore-Tex line.

The Walk on the Wild Side Tent Sale is in full swing.

Dave wonders what Scotland has done.

LAUFBURSCHE has the Nomadic Trekker stoves in stock - but be quick to order one, they’re popular!

Three Lessons about Bicycle Tourism from Rural Bike Advocates.

The Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #21 is out. [German]

Tourism: The Destruction Of Iceland.

The FREELIGHT SpinNap Code Zero pack is released in the coming week.

Swiss explorer Mike Horn looks to grind out a big first.

Wasabi is the hardest plant to grow in the world.

You still have time to win some sweet Big Sky Gear.

Bergfreunde have the new Fjällräven & Marmot gear for the winter online!

Cairn is a new way to discover new gear & companies.

Gear Reviews

Jacob is Nutty for Coconut.

Jim sat down with Excel to ponder: Which is Lighter – Alcohol or Gas?

Chris reviews the Source WLP Low Profile Hydration System.

The RMG Body Pocket Prototype looks pretty good.

Blue Steel: A Permadraw Solution.

The REI Outlet Days of Deals are a go! Save an EXTRA 20% - 30% on a new deal every day - but be quick, it ends on the 23rd of September!

Chalk on Rock

Trip Reports

Jean and John are enjoying the best of both worlds since four and half years.

The Road to Nabesna.

Angelica takes a Summit Selfie in the Ahrtal. [German]

Ryan’s last full day in Ireland.

Cass rolls into Chile.

Wild Camping in the Welsh Wilderness.

Jill is Living in color.

Nick climbs the Diadem North Face.

A story narrated by Helvellyn.

Himalaya Ice Climbing.

Cape Wrath Trail.

Don takes a ride in the DuPont National Forest.

Florence reports from Romania. [French]

Corinna hikes to the Refugio Pedrotti. [German]

Around Shkodër Lake, Montenegro.

Roger hikes to Nikkaluokta, the end of his trip.

Watch the Kongakut video!

Weisskugel. [German]

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