Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 215

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”Lauren DeStefano



REI is introducing REI Co-Op, a core outdoor essentials brand made for all who love the outdoors.

You could include a lot of cool backpacking on this trip: Across the USA by Train for Just $213.

Interbike 2015 Bikepacking Awards.

Introducing BD TV.

The longest Trail you have never heard of.

Save our “black trails”, a great iniative to keep old paths in shape. [German]

Ross ponders Who is qualified to teach Wilderness Skills?

The Lost Art of the Family Holiday.

How Jill got her groove back.

Catching up with Revelate Designs.

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Get 20% Off any one Regular, Sale or Clearance Item at Eastern Mountain Sports with the code ‘SEPTEMBER’.

Trip Reports

First Turns.

Shieldaig & the Inner Sound: September by the Whale Roads. Wow!

Oregon’s South Sister.

A family hike through the Northern Alps of Japan. [Japanese]

An Indian Summer Sunday.

Rick reports from his Markha trek.

Wild Swimming at Wolf’s Leap.

With a House Boat through Brandenburg. [German]

A Coffeeneuring Diary through Finland.

Martin visits the forest of his childhood. [German]

イブネへ. [Japanese]

Brooks Range Traverese.

Autumn greetings from the Ortler. [German]

James’ Part 4 of his Sarek Adventure.

Öreälvsleden, Sweden.

Prisojnik. [Polish]

Suonen in the Wallis: Who invented them? [German]

Salsa RideCamp Recap: Gravel, Fire and Deadwood.

By sea kayak to the Isle of May.


Gear Reviews

Bugaboo Runner Review. [German]

Ribz Pack Review.

Tarptent Double Rainbow five year review.

Gear Outtakes - Spring/ Summer 2015.

Mountain Equipment Eclipse Hooded Zip Tee Review. [German]

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