Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 246

“Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”Terry Pratchett



Fun: Park Pens - twigs packaged to look like stationery.

Necessary: How to prepare for a bikepacking race.

Vertical: Why climbing’s Olympic debut should be making a bigger splash.

Patagonia’s Balancing Act: Chasing Mass-Market Appeal While Doing No Harm.

Insects to eat: SENS Bars.

Trailrunning: Alone or in a group? [German]

Amusing: One Selfie per Mile on the PCT.

Smart: Think for yourself.

Good design: Hike to Run.

134 g: Dynafit Enduro DST Jacket.

10.179: Items in the Bergfreunde Outlet.

50%: Highest discount on Granite Gear packs.

Trip Reports

Up the Chachany, one of the easiest 6000 m mountains. [German]

Jana’s Frankenjura summer 2016.

Jonathan likes the Rocky Mountains.

Sangre de Cristo Backpacking.

Europe’s Last Wilderness.

Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

Stefanie hikes in the Valley of Hell. [German]

Day 9 on the Wind River High Route.

A Boulder bikepacking Weekend loop.

Jetboil MiniMo and LYO Food

Gear Reviews

A SUL Packlist.

Chris reviews the book Walking Man The Secret Life of Colin Fletcher and shares his Thoughts on Bivouacking.

Nice MYOG Sandals.

Aquapac Aquaman Backpack Review. [German]

Alex reviews the book Icefall.

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