Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 209

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.”John Muir

Via della Trincee Sign


The Invisible Nightmare in your Fleece, making you think about the plastic garments we wear when outdoors.

But is wool any better? Read Patagonia’s reply to PETA’s Wool Video.

And then you realize that the Outdoor Industry has a Millennial Problem.

Maybe we should just think about this guy who went out to life? [German]

Or have a browse of the new Trail Groove Magazine?

You also could climb the Eiger with Mammut’s Project 360°.

Then just turn around The Hourglass again.

Forrest and friends speak for rivers.

In Finland you’re sadly cycling mostly on your own risk.

The Value of Content aka “Tab Closed; Didn’t Read”, a recommended read for bloggers.

Mikey Schaefer – The Force is Strong.

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Trip Reports

Erika climbs the Cassin on Cima Ovest. [German]

Alpenglow. [Finnish]

Joe’s Norway Journal, Part 1.

Fabian hikes & scrambles up the Matterhorn.

The Lone Star Express: Lael vs. Lael.

Rich is travelling light.


The 48 hour Ride eat sleep challenge.

Exploring the Birthplace of Sport Climbing in Europe’s Grandest Canyon.

Rick reports fromthe Colorado Trail.

双六小屋まで. [Japanese]

Jill is getting her lungs back.

Shoe selfies.

James is Slackpacking North Peak Grit.

Freezing cold, soaked through and scared out of your tree aka when light, fast and high goes wrong.

Boulder-Hopping in Wildflower Heaven.

A nice dayhike in Tent Rocks National Monument.

Great Basin Traverse: Ruby Crest Part 2.

Going down the Zentralalpenweg 02. [German]

Primus Eta Spider Stove

Gear Reviews

A first look at the new gear from the OutDoor 2015.

The Birthplace of your Boots.

Cheap Camera Versus Expensive Camera.

One week with the Zeiss Batis 25mm f2.

Tookie reviews the High UV Buff with Insect Shield.

Shameless Smoothies, the smoothies for the trail.

Mountain Equipment Helium 600 Review. [German]

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