Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 247

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.”J.K. Rowling



Yvon Chouinard: Lessons from a Simple Fly.

The Pendulum.

How to ditch your office and work from a National Park.

I want this bike so badly: Pelago x Carhartt x Mission Workshop. I accept donations towards it - or just send me a Size M ;)

The nCamp Stove - a 420 g light wood-burning camping stove that costs a mere $25.

Want the best socks for hiking? Darn Tough socks are now available from Outdoorline.sk!

Should you still use the DNG File format upon importing or ditch it?

The book “On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb” is now out.

Awesome: President Obama declared the creation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to protect nearly 90,000 acres of wilderness from development in Maine. And as that alone isn’t enough, also the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument around Hawaii was expanded massively!

Chris Townsend has joined Instagram - go give him a follow!

Need a challenge? Less than 20 people finish the Canada’s Great Divide Trail a year ;)

Rider’s Lens: Jamie Vickers.

Claim Freedom Teaser.

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2016 Trailer.

How to take your toddle camping.

Coming in October: The Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor Backpack, the design being influenced by Andrew Skurka.

Silently arrived has the Salomon Speedcross 4 - and doesn’t it look stealthy?!

Backpacks without shoulder straps? If that sounds intriguing, check out ME2 Packs.

Go Beta-Test the new Brooks Helmets.

Check out the ULA Fastpack.

If you need it: The Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter.

Ride Your Bikes, People.

View the E.O.F.T. 16/17 Teaser.

Campsaver has 20% off Regular Price & Outlet gear with the coupon code LABORDAY.

Save up to 50% on Clothing & Gear at the Backcountry End of Summer Sale!

Also Bergfreunde.co.uk have great deals, like Arc’teryx Kit up to 50% off, for example the great Atom LT Hoody!

And finally, take a peek into the PHD Bargain Box!

Trip Reviews

Love this: Adam’s Tour Aotearoa Diary.

Escape to the gorgeous Tatras and hike up to Szpiglasowy Wierch. [Polish]

Grand Canyon to Zion.

Out of Office also love the Dolomites. [German]

Hell Hole Canyon.

Pretty: Walser Steilgrasrunde. [German]

Parenting creates better athletes.

Antti’s GR11 Homecoming.

How to see the best of Santorini in Greece. [Spanish]

Beat’s jaunt around Mont Blanc.

Unsupported Longs Peak Triathlon FKT.

Day four on the Lost Coast wasn’t too enjoyable.

The Eskdale Escapade.

Artist Ridge & Foraging Berries.

Toni visits the finest Laavu of South-Finland.

Two new routes in a weekend!

Out on the trails in the Aosta Valley. [German]

Still wearing my adidas Solo shoes :D

Gear Reviews

Cool: The FREELIGHT Blast Burner.

The five best ultralight backpacking hammocks from indie brands.

Roger explains (again!) why he prefers Klymit mattresses.

Hiking in the ErgoBaby Carrier Original.

Abenteuersüchtig tests Kaipara Merino Sportswear. [German]

A look at climbing hardware for 2017.

Gore ALP-X PRO 2in1 Shorts Review.

Logan takes three ‘MIPS’ helmets out bikepacking.

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