Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 248

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.”John F. Kennedy

Cycling with the Thule Chariot CX2


The search for Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson has been called off :(

Martin enlightens us with his long-distance hike review of August. [German]

Thoughts on camping in the Allgäu Alps, Part 2. [German]

A look how to make Bushcrafting ultralight.

Autumn is coming, get a Peak Design Shell Cover for your camera to protect it from the rain. And save 10% on it by clicking that link, too!

Dave explains how they backpack with an infant.

Winter is coming - but you still can get 50% off on Winter Apparel and Gear at Backcountry.

The new 2016/ 2017 gear from Fjällräven, Patagonia, Arc’teryx, Mammut and Icebreaker is now available at Bergfreunde.co.uk.

Trip Reports

Colorado River to Mt. Peale Traverse.

Pita has a good time in Norway.

Paulina climbs North Peak and Mt. Conness.

In less than ten hours around the Zugspitze. [German]

Also Day 5 on the Lost Coast was more Type 2 Fun.

Cool Briançon Climbs in summer.

Alpine Defined - Emma Twyford in Chamonix from Rab on Vimeo.

Awesome & beautiful Cross Country Sierra Traverse.

Equally inspiring is Joe’s ride through Kyrgyzstan.

Hiking & packrafting in Finnish Lapland. [German]

Backpacking to the Conrad Kain Hut.

A walk at Stillwater River.

Braving the Stormy Seas for a Whale Watching Tour in Iceland.

Check out Jackie’s 9-Month Solo RTW Trip Video.

Sunset behind the dunes

Gear Reviews

Ben reviews the Osprey Talon 33 and finds it versatile enough for everything.

Peter shares his first impressions of his new Seabird Scott MV HDPE.

Nice MYOG Dyneema X Backpack.

Sven tests the ACTIVEON CX Gold Action Cam. [German]

Casey reviews the Sea To Summit’s Ember Eb1 quilt and UltraLight Insulated Mattress.

Sourcing Water from the Trail in Japan.

Quasi explains how to shower when bikepacking. [German]

Ultralight Bike Touring in the Alps.

And Dave got a Teardrop Trailer called Wilma.

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