Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 213

“Breathing in, I calm my body. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment, I know this is a wonderful moment.” - Thich Nhat Hahn

White & grey


Bad News: Climate change denier Rupert Murdoch bought National Geographic.

What we’ve lost in the Methow Valley wildfires.

Greenpeace slams outdoor clothing makers. And check out the Campaign Site Detox Outdoor.

The World’s longest highline in Switzerland gets destroyed by a lightning.

Check out the E.O.F.T. 15/16 Trailer.

Do More With Wide-Angle Lenses.

Bear Grylls Prepares a Salmon Meal for President Obama.

Am interview with Carsten Jost about long-distance backpacking. [German]

Buy Prints from the Middle East and support Lael and Nicholas!

GoLite is back.

Events for Mountaineers in Munich. [German]

Take a look at the recent price plunges on great gear and clothing at REI-Outlet!

Check out the Globetrotter Deal of the Day, the superb Woolpower 200 Turtleneck!

And also the Bergfreunde Outlet is well stocked and worth checking out for bargains!

Trip Reports

Trail Hunter - Alaska.

Peter relaxes on his Vigu Sea Kayaking II course.

With packrafts on the Saimaa lake. [German]

Lael was a Tour Divide Rookie.

E5 versus Dolomite Trail #4. [German]

Chris spends a few days on the Isle of Skye.

Girdwood to Penguin Traverse.

James reports from Arctic Sarek.

30 days on the Appalachian Trail.

Check out the Khangai Mountains Traverse in Mongolia.

A return to France.

Packrafting from Vätsäri to the Arctic Sea. [Finnish]

Layering Teaser 2

Gear Review

Leica Q Review.

Joe’s gear list for the The Colorado Trail Race.

My Ultralight is More Ultralight Than Your Ultralight.

A look at the Specialized Recon Mixed (Terrain).

Grivel Twin Gate Carabiners Review.

A Salsa Cutthroat review.

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