Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 230

“Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.” - Edith Wharton

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Save the Blue Heart of Europe: The Balkan Rivers Story.

Why this record-breaking pro climber is devoting himself to solar energy.

An Outdoor Shop in Switzerland demands money from clients for consultancy. [German]

Falling in Love on the Trail.

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Alastair Humphreys has a new book coming out: Grand Adventures. You can pre-order it now as a Paperback or eBook.

The Husband-and-Wife Team behind the Internet’s most infuriating Outdoor Retailer.

How to shoot your tent at Night.

60% off on Garments and Shoes at Bergfreunde.

Check out the Last Chair Sale at evo.com with up to 40% off 2016 Skis, Snowboards and Outerwear!

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Trip Reports

Corinna enters the Xanderklinge in Germany’s Black Forest. [German]

Chris and Mark enjoyed a Winter High Camp in the Cairngorms.

Cycling through Arunachal Pradesh.

A Fine Link.

Colin Haleys had his best Patagonia season, ever.

An interview with two Te Araroa Trail thru-hikers. [German]

Alex finished a long-time objective, the Lochaber Traverse in winter.

Stefanie’s fourth ski day of 2016 brings snow and fog - and big smiles nevertheless. [German]


Gear Reviews

Peter reviews the Haglöfs Skarn Winter Pant.

Review of the GR1-Spain’s Sendero Historico Guide Book.

A look at the G3 Stinger Skis.

Jens wrote down his thoughts on the Gerber Survivalmesser LMF II Infantry Black. [German]

13 hiking apps.

The Merit of the 4 g Esbit Tab.

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