Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 224

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined”Henry David Thoreau

Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag at Callaghan Country


I was along in Vancounver as Arc’teryx entered two new market segments with their Voltair Avalanche Airbag and the Procline Carbon Lite Ski Boot.

Because winter might just arrive, take part in the Bergzeit.co.uk Raffle for a pair of sweet K2 skis and Marker bindings.

Kelly Slater designed the perfect Man-Made Wave.

How skiing regions in the Alps treat ski-touring enthusiasts. [German]

Awesome: Norway launches campaign to give Finland a mountain.

As Tucas launched their 175 g light Millaris Bivy Sack a few weeks back (yes, you could win one in the #HiFAdventCalendar!).

Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t give a f@?! what you think About Climate Change.

How The North Face Founder went from High School Dropout to Millionaire Conservationist.

Interview with Peter Metcalf, CEO of Black Diamond.

It’s not too late to read #OutdoorAdvent Door 24. [German]

Hyperlite Mountain Gear has 15% off on everything till the 31st of December, so now is a good time to get that UltaMid and Porter backpack!

Trip Reports

Read El Huevito’s Winter Solstice Campout.

Jill’s perfect holiday.

Stefanie opened ski saison 2015/ 2016 in Lech am Arlberg. [German]

The Coastkid looks back on a Fatbiking 2015.

Jacob calls 2015 Done and Done.

The Ultimate Linkup in Washington’s Stuart Range.

Jonathan says Goodbye Oliana.

Emerald Triangle, Yoho National Park.

An Idiot’s Guide to Bikepacking on Snow.

Christian and Sabrina went up the Tauernkogel on the 25th - without snow and skis, though. [German]

Gilad hikes The Pennine Way.

A snowy Christmas Eve Hike to the Summit of Mt. Baldy.

Gavin’s October Outdoor Sleep.

Automatic stitching

Gear Reviews

James shows how you can turn an MPV into a campervan with Amdro.

SCARPA Vapor V Climbing Shoes reviewed.

AJ Reviews the Black Diamond Demon Duffel Pack.

Derek reviews the Hammock Tent 90º Gamma UL Hammock.

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