“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ― Henry David Thoreau
Skip all the other “Gift Guides” which want you to buy more stuff and read this instead: The Perfect Outdoor Gift.
The North Face has created a coat made from Biotech Spider Silk.
James says Goodbye Bongo :(
Neil shows some sweet Glamping accommodation options in Australia.
Outdoor-Spirit Podcast #27 is online. [German]
Mountain is a new Podcast worth checking out, too.
Feel lucky? Enter to win the new Hyperlite Mountain Gear Daybreak backpack.
Christine reveals why she has not been blogging lately!
Trip Reports & Travel Stories
Another pretty epic trip report this week, courtesy of Max & Sarah: North With You - Five Weeks in the Brooks Range.
Phil enjoys some Snow ‘fun’ in Dartmoor.
Urs and his wife take an “Auszeit” in Gstaad. [German]
Peter was on his 7th Vajosuo Beer Ride.
Rich finds the Miles are longer in the Rhinogydd.
Jill enjoys more roadtripping adventures.
Jessie is already 18 days on the trail on her bunterwegs2nepal trek. [German]
A pretty John Muir Trail TR.
Darren goes to Twister Canyon.
Chris puts the MSR Whisperlight Universal Stove to the test.
Winter hikes around Munich. [German]
Kevin takes the Petzl Laser Speed Light Ice Screws to the mountains of Chamonix.
Janus Merino Tops reviewed.
Michael highlights the Haglöfs Autumn/ Winter 2015 highlights.
Gehlebt shows you what new Outdoor Books there are in November. [German]
Blake shows off the best small Cams.
Jan-Christoph tests the Marmot ROM Jacket. [German]