Hiking in Finland

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The Week in Review 250

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.” — Mark Twain

Georg having fun!

250 The Week In Reviews! The first outdoor-themed, curated week review hits 250 issues! If you enjoyed this post and the many before it and would like more in the future, why not support me with a coffee or two? I work Full-Time on Hiking in Finland to bring you inspiring trip reports, in-depth gear reviews and the latest news from the outdoors. Any help is appreciated and allows me to create more epic content for you!


Superb xkcd comic about the Earth Temperature Timeline.

We’d never kill an albatross or gorilla - but we let others do it on our behalf.

Awesome: France bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery. I reckon Ti Sporks and spoons will get rather popular soon!

How to Live in the Wilderness for a Whole Year.

How Patagonia uses storytelling to turn Consumers into Activists.

The Packrafting-Store now offers a Internal Storage System as an upgrade to your existing packraft!

The Outdoors in Your Postbox. Because writing your outdoor friends real postcards rocks!

Lots of inspiring #ItsGreatOutThere posts out there, here’s a few: Berghasen, Greyguide, Matschbar and lebedraussen!

Should Photographers use Snapchat or Instagram?

Time millionaires. A year without work. [German]

Add Instant Ramen to the list of Foods that can kill you.

Episode 11 of the Mountain Podcast is out.

The Backcountry Boiler has a new website and is in stock, ready to be shipped!

Pre-order this awesome Scotland 2017 Calendar.

Read Cross purposes and weigh in - do crosses belong on mountain tops or not?

Ladies, check out “Lael’s Globe of Adventure” Women’s Scholarship!

Bergfreunde.co.uk is now AlpineTrek.co.uk and while the summer sales are over you still can find some nice bargains, like the Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody which is 40% off.

Have you checked out the deal of the day at ULA-Equipment.com yet?

REI Garage - It’s the new way to find a great deal!

Trip Reports

Inspiring: Bikepacking British Columbia’s Chilcotin Range.

The Wow factor is high: Willem returns from Greenland.

All good things are three: Luc’s Gates of the Arctic Traverse is also pretty epic.

Go on some Family Adventures in the Bregenzerwald.

The Walking Womad is out for some Dayhiking around Zermatt.

Friends don’t let friends belay.

Linda visits Paradise Park.

Katharina and Henryk are on a Roadtrip with Flamingos.

享受純粹的「出走」樂趣. [Chinese]

家族で雲ノ平へ. [Japanese]

Kyrgyzstan Journal Pt. 3.

Sweet: Los Tres Volcanes, Ecuador.

What’s it like to be a Pembrokeshire Local?

Bikepacking Nanegalito Pachijal.

Sam writes about Spooking Elk and Stalking Mule Deer.

Spring on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Basin & Range Unscripted Series: Episode 2 - Community Skis.

Gear Reviews

How FRAKTA became an UL MYOG Backpack. [German]

Building a Bike for the Baja Divide.

Jörg tests the Asics Trabuco 4 GTX. [German]

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir All Season review.

You’re a photographer? Check out Alex’s iPad mobile photography workflow.

Check out seven new bikes with a lot of adventure potential from the 2016 Interbike Outdoor Demo.

Footsteps of Giants: The bike.

Im Zelt von Wigald Boning book review. [German]

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