Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 251

“How often when we are comfortable, we begin to long for something new!”Jacob Grimm

Towards Sokosti


Social Hiking turned six this weekend - Happy Birthday!

Why to try running without a watch.

A Tour of the Arc’teryx design studio and factory in Vancouver, Canada.

As Tucas gives away a Sestrals Blanket in a Fundraising campaign for LAUFBURSCHE.

TrailGroove Issue 30 is out.

Awesome: GQ publishes a slightly sexist climbing piece and Outdoor Research stepped in with a perfect response.

Paul ponders about the AliExpress wormhole.

More news & pondering on Summit Crosses.

Check out the UNBOUNDED Patagonia Documentary

Less than a week after GoPro announced their Karma Drone DJI releases the Mavic, the lightest and most compact 4K Drone to date. Exiting!

Long-distance hiking review September. [German]

Yosemite Ranger Discovers Park’s True Owners.

Save an Extra 25% in the REI End of Summer Clearance!

Trip Reports

Rufus first proper backpacking trip looked amazing!

James kicks off his Colorado Trail trip report.

Bikepacking on the Mainradweg. [German]

Mt. Whitney & Mt. Langley in a Weekend.


A sweet Cairngorms Bikepacking Loop.

Gerald continues hiking across the globe, this time his adventures take him to the Drakensberge.

Race Report from the 1000seen Marathon. [German]

Chuska Mountain Bikepacking Traverse.

Beardoh and SweetPea reached Canada - Congratz!

The riddle of Snow Lake and the glacier with no outlet.

Basin & Range Unscripted Series: Episode 1 Mimi Kvinge.

Day 3 on the Wind River High Route.

A hike through the dry Rio Seco river bed. [German]

Gear Reviews

GoPro HERO4 Session Review.

Review of the small Leatherman Squirt PS4.

Arkel Seatpacker Review.

DIY Hammock Half Bug Net (HUG) Instructions.

And make sure to check out the Interbike Bikepacking Awards.

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