Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XCIV

I’m on a boat to Sweden to hike the Höga Kusten Trail right now, so follow along on Facebook and Instagram to see how the autumn-turns-winter hike will unfold!



Davy organizes a Prize Draw in aid of Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountain Rescue England & Wales - donate and wind sweet prizes from Ian Macloed Distillers, True Mountain and many more!

Finding your limits - finding yourself.

The Best Time to be a Photographer is Right Now.

The Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #22 is out.

E-Books and the future of publishing hosues. [German]

Alpine Journalism. [German]

The PHD Winter Sale is a go!

Ski touring – an ever growing trend.

12 Things you were not taught in school about Creative Thinking.

Reinhold Messner – Über Leben. [German]

Check out the new Wanderlust Equipment MUON PACK EXPEDITION!

Anti-Social Birding.

Technology Might Be Killing Wilderness.

And some thoughts on our favourite form of backpacking: Is UL For Experts Only? Or is it an evolution not revolution? Ignore it all and go for the The ‘Heavy Backpack Workout’!

At Messner’s Castle.

Why do people climb mountains? An Alaskan’s answer to this question.

Get free hiking socks with your Icebreaker order at Bergfreunde_de.

Gear Reviews

Absolutely awesome: The G-Works Gas saver.

Bontrager is winning.

Dennis sleeps in the Exped Scout Hammock Combi UL. [German]

Book Review: Das Zen des glücklichen Wanderns. [German]

Basti ponders about the perfect Backpack. [German]

Bushcraft, Packrafting & Survival. [German]

Huayhuash Carry - the Joey Schusler Interview.

Patagonia Kit Builder

Trip Reports

Slovenian alpine climbers first to climb the north face of Hagshu.

Early Snow: Earning it in the North Cascades.

When summer visits Norway - climbing in and around Bergen. [German]

Jeremie enjoys a cabin in the woods.

Jill is home roaming.

The Polish/Michto route on the Grandes Jorasses.

Hiking in the ALps with kids: Über die Regensburger Hütte zu Col Raiser. [German]

Colin’s 2nd part of his Arctic Trail Trip.

Ericsson & Genevra.

The Karlsruher Grat in the Black Forest. [German]

火打山 2日目. [Japanese]

Toni reports from the Mammoth March Impossible 2014.

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