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The Week in Review 254

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trails of Meteora


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Join the 2016 LOCUS GEAR photo contest! [Japanese]

Check out my Gear of the Year!

Garage Grown Gear has updated their website and they look super-slick!

These are the topics outdoor women really care about.

BergNerds from Hamburg kicks off with the owner of Heimplanet!

How does the future of Porcelain Rocket look like?

Coming soon again: The Hiking in Finland Advent Calendar.

Casey Greene has a new blog.

Sven checks out mitraus.de! [German]

You’re a blogger? Here are my tried & tested tips on How to Contact Companies Successfully.

Who hiked how far in October? Martin has some insights. [German]

An Ode to Madness.

Check out the DJI SUMMER SALE with up to 30% off!

La Sportiva kit on sale at the Bergfreunde, for example the Bushido Trailrunning Shoe.

Get up to 40% Off Gear & Clothing by Arc’teryx at Backcountry + Free 2-Day Shipping!

Trip Reports

Taking the scenic road.

David visits the Oze National Park in Autumn.

Packrafting in the Ural Mountains. [German]

Don’t whistle indoors.

Robert hikes on the Rota Vicentina in Portugal. [German]

The Shoulder Season Presi Traverse.

James has published the fourth part of his The Colorado Trail thru-hike.

David did his first guided hiking trip.

Badlands Traverse.

Kathrin observes whales in Alaska. [German]

A packrafting trip to Dartmoor.

Peter enjoys his six day Vigu bikepacking course.

Karst adrift.

Dennis reports from the Ultraleich Trekking Forum Meet-up. [German]

Five ski-tours from the Lyngenfjord. [German]

Gear Reviews

The Inside Story of the Houdini Power Houdi.

Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Micro Socks review. [Polish]

Inov-8 X Claw 275 Review.

Essential Tarp Camping Tips.

Alpkit Airlok Tapered 13L Review. [German]

Check out Chad’s Post Hike Gear Talk.

Your base layer is not meant to keep you warm.

Check out The Libre Sweater.

Ulrich tests the Mountain-Equipment Emergency Bivy. [German]

Jacob starts off a Rolling Review of the Salomon Speed Cross 4.

And finally, Alex reviews the Amok Draumr 3.0 hammock. [German]

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