Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 249

“Real adventure is not polished. It’s not the result of some marketing budget, there’s no hashtag for it. It burns brightest on the maps edges but it exists in all of us. It exists at the intersection of imagination and the ridiculous. You have to have faith, it will find you there. And when it does, remember, there’s just one question. In this life, when the road comes to the end, will you keep pedalling?” - Kyle Dempster

Alpine Chough sailing


Yvon Chouinard has revised his classic Let My People Go Surfing, the lessons of an reluctant business man.

Lets help LAUFBURSCHE some more!

Inside the Strange Brain of the World’s Greatest Solo Climber.

Small houses with a big future. [German]

But only once this gets solved (in the US at least): Tiny Homes’ biggest Problem is that the law can’t decide what they are.

Get Out Into Nature Because #ItsGreatOutThere.

Join the Bergfreunde.co.uk Affiliate Programme and earn with your blog and gear reviews!

Apple announces new Apple Watch app for hikers.

Help the Schrecksee! [German]

Reserve your bunk or room at one of the 91 Mountain Huts of the Austrian Alpenverein now online! A great step forward as up until now you always needed to call in for a reservation. [German]

Canada is gonna open a 22,000 km Car-Free Bike Path across the Country in 2017. #FuckCarsRideBikes

Coffeeneuring 2016: Save the Date!

Summit “crescent” stirs up Swiss hikers.

The new issue of Outdoor Enthusiast is now live and free to read.

Great tips for cycling with kids. [German]

How about an 480 g light sleeping bag made in Poland?

Need insulation for the next autumn trip? Consider the updated Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody or the 309 g light Patagonia Nano Air Light Hoody.

Check out the new arrivals from Salewa for the autumn and winter.

Last chance saloon: The Bergfreunde Summer Sale ends soon.

Trip Reports

Kyrgyzstan Journal Pt. 2.

Family Day in the Elan Valley.

Great trip report to Ladhak & Stok Kangri. [German]

Scientific Adventure: Greenland’s Caves & Climate Change.

The Gamskogel traverse. [German]

Jacob enjoyed the crumbling places of SEKI.

Final day on the epic Lost Coast north trip.

Hellhole Canyon, California.


The Dynafit Speed TransAlp Running Tour.

Indonesia - sun, waves & nasi campur. [German]

Thunder Mountain.

Gear Reviews

Swix Sonic Pro Trail Carbon 120 Trekking Pole Review.

Double Duty: Lightening Your Backpacking Load with Multi-Purpose Gear

Paulina tests the Adidas Outdoor Flyloft Jacket.

A bikepacking lesson.

How to choose the perfect Trail Shoe for Running And Hiking.

Stand Up Paddle Board Review: Go inflatable.

And Timo has a lot of (lightweight) gear for sale.

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