Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review CLXXXXI

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” - Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Dusk on skis


What sort of visitor to Sweden are you?

This is your brain on exercise (and how hiking makes you happier).

Bergfreunde enter Round 2 of their Wintersale, with 50% off on garments and equipment.

How to Build an Igloo, a mini documentary from 1949. Recommended see.

February 2015 Online Competitions for Hikers.

Need a customs quilt or hoody? Contact As Tucas.

60% off on Dynafit equipment and garments at Bergzeit!

Take the Best Nighttime Photo of Your Life.

An interview with Moe Witschard. [Spanish]

Trip Reports

Mikko enjoys his Alpine apprenticeship in Chamonix.

Into the Magical Forest. [German]

Cruach Ardrain.

John reflects on the TGOC 2014, in preparation for 2015.

Roger is Walking the Colorado Trail.

Exploring Death Valley National Park.

Guthook went for a wee Cabot Mtn Winter Backpacking Trip.

Traversing the Talkeetna Range, Central Alaska.

Grand Time in the Grand Canyon.

Quilatoa Loop, Ecuador; a family bicycle ride.

Bowfell via the climbers traverse, a nice winter advenure in the Lakes.

Angelica goes out for a snowshoe hike at the Weißen Stein. [German]

Ardnamurchan Northern Route.

Entre Nord

Gear Reviews

Winter Layering Guide.

Great post from Chris Townsend: Pacific Crest Trail Gear in 1982 - and what I’d take now.

Was Walter Weston a gear freak?

Stefanie reviews a cheap down jacket from Decathlon. [German]

Ultimate Direction Peter Bakwin Adventure Vest (2.0) Review.

Osprey Kestrel 38.

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