Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XCII

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Kezban Camping, Main House


GoLite has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Lauri and Olli are dreaming of Greenland in 2015 - good luck on the crossing!

Dave helps you to figure out How to behave on the internet.

Angelica likes to hike on her own and shares tips on solo hiking and motivation. [German]

Save up to 50% at the Backcountry.com Winter Gear Sale and get free shipping for your order over $50.

Bergzeit has the latest gear from Ortovox online, well worth checking out.

Trip Reports


Camping Ellendalen & Scrambling Signaldalen. [Finnish]

Nico enjoys Albanian Dirt.

The First Ascent of the Colton-Macintyre on the Grandes Jorasses.

Lost in Idaho.

Erika goes up the Höfats. [German]

北八ヶ岳ハイキング. [Japanese]

Skyler adds an Addendum to Bikepacking the Coast Mountains.

Christine shares her conclusion, tips and route alternatives for paddling across Southern Sweden.

Ray Mears’ Wabakimi Adventures.

A Trail Session For Beginners. [Japanese]

Tyan at the start of The West Highland Way.

Moonlight Buttress Free Beta Overload.

Stefanie shares tips on learning to ski if you’re 30+. [German]

The Wakhan valley with exciting views, roads and people.

Hunting Alaska’s Most Elusive Big Game.

Trebanna Sector

Gear Reviews

Roger takes you down a walk on memory lane and shares which backpacks work for him.

Packrafting goes Canoeing with the Alpacka Raft Gnu.

How does the Alpacka Raft Cargo Fly System work?

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