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The Week in Review 258

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It’s spring - are you ready to go camping & backpacking already?

Locus Gear Hapi Sil


Forrest Gump explains Microadventures while Alastair recalibrates them.

Paulina’s One Reason to Backpack Solo.

“Nimm’s Mit”, Gipfelfieber’s #LeaveNoTrace Initiative joins the 24h Trophy on six locations this year - Awesome! [German]

If you like to go bikepacking - why not join the Rout3 Challenge and enter to win a sweet Surly Krampus bike and fitting Revelate Designs bags?

Want to learn alpine climbing this summer? Then join Ortovox on one of their courses!

The sixth AlpenTestival takes place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen this year. Will you join them in August? [German]

Blog Bohème has a new look - check it out!

Issue 33 of the Trailgroove Magazine is out.

“We also did the van life thing before hashtags were invented, and it lacks the romance and depth the net would have it possess.” - Dave obviously is pondering big questions.

Ueli Steck wants to know it again with his Everest-Lhotse project.

The Bergfreunde have bargains for women and men - check them out!

Enjoy delicious gourmet dehydrated meals from Good To-Go.

Climbers! 20% Off one Full-Priced climb item at Backcountry.com!

The Bridge

Trip Reports

More ski-touring from the Tatras! [Polish]

Watch Tramontana, the latest short film by Montanus.

John seems to enjoy his Big Iberian Trip.

A Tour of the Scottish Highlands by bike.

Pamela ascents into The Maelström.

Rich Girls and The Little Boats That Could.

A stroll over the IGA Berlin.

Gavin was out on a Packraft Camp at Whiteness Head for his March’s Outdoor Sleep.

It seems a wee bit snow on the Appalachian Trail between Winding Stair Gap and Hot Springs this year! [Polish]

Malin enjoys Day 10 on the PCT. [Swedish]

Ulrich enjoys the Sunsets at the Nebelhorn. [German]

When the weather is good - head out! Like Mark on his trip to Kinder.

Stunning images from the Kalalau Trail.

3 Car Free Gravel Climbs in Southern California.

Pretty: The Aargauer Weg. [German]

Going Uphill Sucks.

Floating down the river

Gear Reviews

Brian reviews his Arc’teryx Procline Carbon boots.

Ortlieb seems to launch a second wave of bikepacking bags soon.

Neil reviews the Sea To Summit UltraLight Mat.

Drew already read the 2nd Edition of Andrew Skurka’s The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide.

Ken reviews the Merrell allout terra trail shoes.

Alex tests the Toaks 850 Cup. [German]

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