Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review XCVIII

“I’m always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. I still have things to learn.” - Günter Grass

Locus Gear Khufu eVent II


I wrote about The Perfect Outdoor Gift.

The Man with the Jack-Wolfskin-Jacket. [German]

On Kickstarter: The Ultimate American Sock - Made from Bison Wool.

Scandinavian Topo maps for Android - that’s MapApp Topo for you.

The Copenhagen Packrafting Guide.

Lumbersexuality and Its Discontents.

Jason Hummel’s Alpine State of Mind is still on Kickstarter, read his interview, too.

Christmas is ideal for a winter biwak in the snowy Black Forest. [German]

Have a look at the December Sale at Backcountry.com and take an Extra 20% Off All Sale Items and get Free Shipping on orders over $50 with the Coupon Code: DEC20.

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Gear Reviews

The Surly Krampus vs. ECR.

Michael reviews the Fjällräven Abisko trousers.

The Fuji X Camera Buyer’s Guide.

Sandra has tested the ULA Circuit and liked it.

Keith finds the Tarptent Contrail a dependable classic.

Derek reviews the Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent.

The first Arc’teryx Alpha FL Shoes review! [German]

Navigation in autumn can be colourful

Trip Reports

Roman looks back on 37 years, 100 trips, 14,500 miles, and 850 days.

Through the Southface of the Hohen Dirndls. [German]

Life across the karoo, in broad strokes, a recommended read.

Dennis is Outdoor on the Christmas Market. [German]

Half Dome’s Diving Board.

Day 4 on the Camino de Santiago. [German]

Angelica goes on a snow hike to the Hohen Acht. [German]

Paige is Pumped. The Painful Kind.

A Letter from South Africa.

Stefanie goes up the Sonnwendwand. [German]

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