Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 216

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“Winter is coming.” - Eddard Stark



The sun sets on the Land and Water Conservation Fund, though if you act now it might not be too late to rescue it. Goes well with the Top 10 ‘greatest’ things about the death of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

How to climb the Matterhorn without a Permit. [German]

October is for coffeeneuring.

Never Stop ____.

Patagonia’s DWR Problem, a honest look at something we all care about.

How the World’s Most Difficult Bouldering Problems Get Made.

Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #26 is out! [German]

Outstanding: Over The Moon.

The extraordinary ascent of Cedar Wright.

Which Companies Guarantee Their Gear?

Check the Outdoor Guide Directory before your next trip!

Outdoorline has up to 80% off on select gear in their Autumn sale.

REI Co-Op is a core outdoor essentials brand with gear for great prices.

What is a Plus Bike?

New Members Save 10% On Full Priced Items at Gear Co-op! Coupon Code: STUDY10.

Sign up for Campsaver.com’s newsletter and receive 15% off your first order!

Save 15% Off Your First Purchase At Cotopaxi.com With Coupon Code COTOPAXILOVE + Free 2-Day Shipping On Orders Over $50!

Trip Reports

Good to have the PlanetaPackraft guys back! Glacier Svartisen is a fine hiking, skiing and packrafting adventure! [Spanish]


A perfect Ötztal weekend. [German]

北アルプス縦走. [Japanese]

The Backwards 88, Day 37: Peace, Hope & Pilgrim Smokes.

Bikepacking the Tour Aotearoa.

Climbing on Gozo.

A Mont Blanc Traverse by fair means. [German]

Long-distance Hikes Review September 2015. [German]


Gear Reviews

Packlist for the Munich - Vencie Alp Traverese. [German]

The Ortlieb Compact Handlebar Bag.

Heimplanet Monolith Backpack Review.

Climbing Knives comparison.

Outdoor Research Coralie Long Sleeve Shirt Review.

Interesting packlist for family hikes. [German]

Mountain Equipment Helium 600 and Xero 550 Reviews. [German]

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