Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review CLXXXXIII

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Dear Winter.

Always felt like your feedback should be heard when developing a new outdoor jacket? Now’s your chance: Test a Haglöfs Insulation Jacket Prototype and let Toray & Haglöfs know what should be improved!

Adobe Lightroom 6 comes March 6th. Conincidence with the date?

Bunyan Velo Issue 5 is out. Read it for free or buy it.

Win a warm & waterproof 66° North Snafell Down Parka at Bergzeit.co.uk.

The Camino Companion Smartphone App is Out!

Every Kid in a Park, a great iniative in the USA.

Searching for Jensen.

Antti’s GR5 Book is now available.

A Beginner’s Guide To Doing Drugs In The Outdoors.

Sixth Year in the Woods (Musings of a Wilderness Parent).

Aender & Sven visit Casper’s Climbing Shop. [German]

Mountaineering’s Greatest Climb Unravels.

Outdoorline.sk has 20% off all Westcomb Gear!

Sign up for Campsaver.com’s newsletter and receive 15% off your first order!

At the REI OUTLET Odds & Ends you can save 70% or more!

And the trekking-lite-store.com celebrates it’s fifth birthday this weekend with 10% off everything.

Trip Reports

天狗岳 2日目. [Japanese]

Fat Bikes & Canyon Country.

Skiing in Kosovo and Macedonia.

Tips for a Roadtrip through the Baltic States. [German]

The Volcanoes.

Part 13 of Gerald’s Trip Report takes him along ridges with great views. [German]

Peter heads out for a Levaneva Ski Overnighter.

A week in the Blue Mountains – Part 2.

Stefanie hikes to the Herzogstand. [German]

A UK Bikepacking Trip.

Ski-touring to the Chli Bielenhorn. [German]

A Winter hike to the Rotwand 1884m in Spitzingsee.

Skiing on the Königssee. [German]

Linda visits Smith Rock in Winter.

Dave & M go sea kayaking in New Zealand.

Dr. Tomás is back with Piled Higher & Deeper.

Arkengarthdale Moor and the Death of Sods Law.

Primus Winter Gas

Gear Reviews

Corinna’s ISPO Impressions were colourful. [German]

DIY Fatbike PVC pipe washstand.

Will Gadd explains the Pectre Ice Hooks.

A MYOG Gore-Tex Rain Jacket.

The Blue Ice Cou­cas Harness reviewed. [German]

Roger prefers Klymit Mattresses and explains why.

Clif Shot Bloks – Energy Chews Review.

Derek reviews the AntiGravityGear Quicksilver Ultralight Hammock.

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