Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 203

“To be pleased with one’s limits is a wretched state.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Matthias Larcher on the approach to the Furcia Rossa Via Ferrata


Hacking a German “Safety” Campaign with Rationality.

The RMG Travel Pouch Plus is now available for sale.

Win a Hydrophil Bamboo Toothbrush and Lemongrass Soap! [German]

Porcelain Rocket discusses custom lead times and changes to the business.

What Risk Means After Dean Potter.

This Top-Secret Food Will Change the Way You Eat.

Check out the Bergfreunde.co.uk Outlet Deals!

Save up to 30% off Deuter packs, kid carriers & women-specific designs at Backcountry.com.

Trip Reports

Read David’s Coast to Coast via Scotland’s Highest Peaks Trip Report and then support their cause.

Chris hiked the The Continental Divide Trail 30 years ago.

Single Trail hunt at the Rhine. [German]

Lina enjoys the rain in Berchtesgaden. [German]


Pit stop in Mödling.

Check out Colin’s Scottish Trail Report.

Vodní Brána Via ferrata. [Polish]

Finding Wilderness in Yourself.

Kathrin gives tips on how to relax in the mountains. [German]

Dave’s 2015 Bob Open.

A 3 Day backpacking trip in Glen Coe.

Heather’s First Ascents and capsized canoes on the Green River.

Grand Combin, Petit Combin.

Jaakko spent three weeks in Wonderland.

Stefanie fell in love with the High Atlas in Marocco.

Mt. Kentoku 乾徳山.

Packrafting on the Tiroler Ache

Gear Reviews

Smartphones in the Backcountry – Part II.

SeaDog Commander Review.

Benjamin reviews the Arklight Design Walden 400.

Colin takes a first look at the Compass Caddy and rates it very high.

Vapur Incognito Flexible Flask Review.

Great list of Bikepacking hacks.

Chris shows a hack how to keep mosquitos at bay (or outside your car).

Arc’teryx Zoa Hoody Review.

MLD Cuben Zip Pouch.

AntiGravityGear UL Deluxe Bear Bag System Review.

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