Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 242

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”Barry Finlay

Ljuboten Summit in the far distance


I joined Helsport as an Ambassador and will be testing their tents and backpacks in the next years, and I am looking forward to try their packs which can carry a lot of kit and sleep with the family in their tents!

Trailrunning has its first Doping Scandal, as Gonzalo Calisto was on EOP at the UTMB. [German]

Sadly the Freeriding community is mourning another of their own as Matilda Rapaport died in Chile.

Marmot vs. Pikachu: Pokémon Go on the mountains. [German]

The Disturbing Bro-ification of Outdoor Recreation.

First time planning to go outdoors? Then check out the Fjellvettreglene. [Norwegian]

The Future of Chris Townsend Outdoors.

Us vs. Us, a great piece by Brendan on the Hardrock 100 and the current political and human atmosphere.

Walking Man: The Secret Life of Colin Fletcher is now out on Kindle.

The PHD Vari-Fill Down Sleeping Bag is pretty cool - if they now would make it as a quilt, that’d be swell!

Win a canyoning trip!

Lots of #OutDoorFN Posts are already up:

Chris looks back on the 2016 OutDoor.

Carsten was interviewed about the Outdoor Blogger Network by Robert from Vitamin Berge. [German]

Robert also shows his ten favourite booths at the show. [German]

Tina & Daniel found a lot of sustainable & fair-trade manufactured gear. [German]

Simon looks where it goes to good content at the OutDoor. [German]

Chris Townsend tells about the future of his blog.

Find out about the Idea Behind the Patagonia 2016 Adventure.

Keep an eye on the Sale & Clearance Items at REI.com as the summer sale starts.

Bergfreunde.co.uk have lots of gear up to 50% off.

Trip Reports

And so it begins.

Lots of Adventures in Macedonia.

Beardoh and SweetPea arrived at the Lassen Volcanic National Park on their PCT hike.

China Doll dreams come through.

On Knowing when to Turn the F*** Around.

Beautiful hike to Mount Tengu. [Japanese]

Rick goes cycle hiking San Juan island.

La Finca de Palugo.

David shares Twenty from Tranter.

Sea 2 Summit: So-Cal’s San Gorgonio.

Sven goes backpackin in Chile’s Parque Nacional Huerqueue. [German]

Bikepacking the GR 5.

A fine walk through the hills & moors of Kentmere.

Escape to the beautiful Tatras and scramble to the Lodowy Szczyt summit. Love the fox photo at the end! [Polish]

Muncho Lake to Rabbit River.

How to Plan an Overnight Hike in Japan.

And Matthias’ Projekt OE-3000 is in full swing and he has hiked already 650 km. [German]

Mora Kniv Eldris

Gear Reviews

Julbo Aero Zebra Light Review. [Italian]

A look at the Salomon S-Lab Wings 8.

Peter helps you choosing a kayak.

Tips to stay dry & warm when you’re going packrafting.

A first look at the JPaks GravelPak

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