Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 202

“The Man on top of a mountain didn’t fall there.” - Vince Lombardi



Parque Patagonia is open.

Spotify Running, beats for your runs.

Dean Potter died last week. Lots to read about him: The Artist. How Dean Potter Reinvented Climbing, Jumping, Flying. Poet of Light and Air: Dean Potter. Did rules, not risk, cause Dean Potter’s Base jumping death?

Back the Compass Caddy on Kickstarter.

Rock Climber Alex Honnold Loves Cookie Dough, Wants to Wash Your Dishes.

Lots of Trailrunning gear on offer at the Bergfreunde.

Save 20% On One Full-Priced Item + Free 2-Day Shipping On Orders Over $50 at Backcountry.com. Coupon Code: SUMMER20.

REI Anniversary Sale May 15 - 25: Gear Up for REI’s Biggest Sale of the Year! Plus 20% REI Member Coupon. Coupon Code: 20SAVE.

Trip Reports

A mission of distance: Warsaw to Rzewnica.

Martin hikes 24 hours along the Moselsteig, and also Jens was along on the Bloggerwanderung in Rheinland-Pfalz. [German]

When Winter Came Late: Skiing Washington Pass.

Kathrin hikes to the Cliffs of Croaghaun. [German]

Peter goes paddling on the Vigu white water canoeing course.

Erika tackles the Hintere Schwärze Nordwand. [German]

Krokodilberg Trail. Hat Tip to Rick from besthike.com

John hikes in Castellón.

Press play: Israel, Alaska, and Mexico.

Climbing in the Dolomites.

Some impressions from the Via Dinarica in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Wired finishes the Hayduke Trail & Bonus Traverse.

Lunch with a view

Gear Reviews

Preparations for the November hike, very interesting full gear list analysis. [Japanese]

The modular Shelter system from The Theory Works. [German]

Badger Tenkara Classic Rod Review.

Check out the FREELIGHT Whorl stand.

Mids make going light easy.

Born to Run.

DYNAFIT Feline X7 Review. [German]

Brian reviews the Compass Caddy.

Dave shares some Map Reading Basics.

The The Electric Harness Acid Test.

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