Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XCVII

“The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have.” ― Reinhold Messner



Uli talks about the Alpenvereinsjahrbuch. [German]

The Packrafting Store Christmas Sale is your chance to buy a packraft and accessories for a great price.

The Outdoor-Christ-Kindl-Markt lets you save 10% on everything at the Trekking-Lite-Store.com.

Europe’s cycling economy has created 650,000 jobs.

Neil helps you to win stuff this December, just in case my Outdoor Advent Calendar isn’t enough for you!

And if you’re searching for daily Advent Calendar bargains check out Globetrotter, Bergfreunde and Bergzeit.co.uk.

Is weight = fear?

F-Stop Gear designed a Women’s specific camera backpack and it is on Kickstarter right now.

Great photos of Foxes in the Arctic Tundra.

And then there’s the 12 Days of Christmas Sale, with new deals every day at Backcountry.com.

Check out the Official REI Coupons & Rebates page.

Gear Reviews

Carsten reviews the Merrell All Out Fuse. [German]

Willem is gearing up for NZ South Island traverse.

Adam’s 2014 PCT Gear Review.

Sebastian packs his backpack and takes along. [German]

A really nice Fjällräven Keb Trousers review. [German]

Ben reviews the Merrell Trail Glove 2.

Two years with the Borah Gear Bivy.

Bergans of Norway Storen Jacket review. [German]

Jacob reviews the 2XU Thermal Compression Tights.

Steffi reviews the Haglöfs Amfibie Q Pant.

ZPacks Duplex Tent review.

La Sportiva Nepal Cube GTX review.

Parcel of Joy from Rab arrived

Trip Reports

Roman and friends skate from Selawik to Kotzebue, a recommended read.

Aaron is going back to Cali.

Backpacking with an Eight Year old.

The OMM Japan Race 2014 took place last weekend. Novembers in Japan definitely look better than in Scandinavia! [Japanese]

Peter reports from the Sixth Annual Vajosuo Beer Ride.

José’s’ packrafting video from the Kola Peninsula you want to see.

Breche du Carabinier.

Fräulein Draußen meets Queen Elizabeth II in the Scottish Highlands. [German]

Women Crushing Colorado Ice.

Jill visits Wells, Nevada.

James finds rainbows and bothies in Sutherland.

Howling Ridge.

Joni reports from the Helsinki Adventure Night Adventure.

Sicily - Roccia di Sole.

Straight Pugzin.

Chad’s Thanksgiving 2014 AT hike with his kids!

Cloud Avalanche: Green Mountain Haiku #2.

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