Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 239

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” - Dr. Seuss

Salomon X-Alp GTX


The OutDoor 2016 is less than three weeks away!

The Andrew Skurka designed Backcountry Quilt from Sierra Designs is now available.

It’s our duty as Americans to protect our national parks for the next hundred years.

Very awesome: Lael Wilcox wins Trans Am Bike Race 2016 in 18 days 10 minutes.

The Ultimate Weekend Warrior.

The Last Bastion of Outdoor Outlaws in the USA.

Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: Meet Japan’s ‘hardcore’ minimalists.

Are You Spending Enough Time Outside?

Sean Conway just finished the longest Triathlon, 4200 miles around Britain. Congratulations!

Big Salewa Photo Contest in which you can win a sleeping bag and tent!

Lili Marlene and misplaced nostalgia.

Discover innovative, ultralight gear from outdoor startups at Garage Grown Gear.

Just today you can get 20% off on gear from Haglöfs, Norrona, Bergans and Peak Performance at Bergfreunde.

Get 30% off on Patagonia gear at the Gear Coop.

Trip Reports

Beautiful: I am not a big wall climber.

Gerald hikes through the Drakensberge [German]

Jackie returns to Montana.

9 Tips to succeed on the PCT.

Adam leaves Alaska - I’ll miss his awesome photos.

Hiking with Lamas in the Ammergauer Alps. [German]

Fun: The art beneath the routes.

Peter enjoyed the 4th part of hos Vigu Sea Kayaking Guide Course.

With the packraft on the Tagliamento.

Backpacking Lake Aloha.

Mike hiked ths Juan de Fuca Marine Trail.

Nine days through the Blackforest. [German]

The Dirtbag Guide to Skaha.

Day 44 on the PCT.

Probably my three favourite jackets!

Gear Reviews

Big Gear Outtakes Spring edition post came out this week.

Lael’s Trans Am Gear List.

Check out Christy’s Sierra High Route Gear List.

Raf reviews the RAB Nebula Parka.

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