Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 222

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” - George Orwell

Sunrise over Vancouver


I updated The Bikepacking Framebag Manufacturer List with some manufacturers from Germany and the USA.

Backpacking is Sexy, a great read to make you smile!

My mate David Lintern is offering Scottish Winter Photography workshops, do sign up and learn a thing or two about photography in winter!

ULA Equipment now offers their backpacks in an ALL Black Version which looks pretty cool & stealthy.

The US Government Needs to Measure the Outdoor Economy.

Backpacking with Kids Doesn’t Have to Suck.

Hiking Etiquette: How about you just don’t be a jerk?

Shand Announce The Tumshie Rohloff Fat Bike.

Broken bolts, Broken dreams.

This Rock Climbing Gym Wants to Disrupt Your Work-Life Balance.

The Bulgarian Duo Leading an Indoor Rock Climbing Revolution.

Next week you can save 20% on one Full-Price item at Backcountry.com and get Free 2-Day Shipping Over $50.

REI has something similar going on: REI members get 20% off 1 full-price item and 1 REI Outlet item until 23rd of November with the Coupon Code 15FALLMEM.

Trip Reports

Rene goes up on the Finsteraarhorn (4.274 m). [German]

Meizan spring & autumn, Part III.

Cyrus Does the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

Very epic backpacking & packrafting adventure in Yakutia, Russia. [German]

Moroccan Zen.

Roger goes out on a six coffee tour.

Stuart Highway, part 2.

Mindelheimer Klettersteig. [German]

Leor explores Mount Stewart & Eagle Scout Peak.

Camping at Buena Vista Lake, Yosemite National Park.

Urs takes his family on a ridge hike in the Mittelland. [German]

An autumn blogger meet-up. [German]

Andy enjoyed some fabulous autumn scenary at Taboose Pass.

Family Bikepacking on the White Rim Trail.

Franz and his wife went to Japan. [German]

Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia visa information for bikepackers.

Garmin Edge Explore 1000 is #InForTest.

Gear Reviews

Field Report for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera.

The Art of staying dry. [German]

ZPacks Challenger Rain Jacket and Pants Review.

Ben interviews Tommy and Steve, the founders of Jöttnar.

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