Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 262

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“Summer is a state of mind.” - Unknown

Snow as far as you can see


Help save the last large forest in Europe, the Białowieża Forest.

The 5 Biggest Mountain Lies.

Denver will host the Outdoor Retailer summer and winter trade shows from January 2018 onwards.

Celebrating Instagram’s most illogical campsites with @youdidnotsleepthere.

A look at the lightweight backpacks coming in 2018.

Climbing vs. Bouldering.

New from Hyperlite Mountain Gear is the River Rescue Throw Bag.

Need a crashpad? The Ocun Paddy Kava V2 is 25% off right now with free shipping!

Save up to 25% select Osprey packs at Backcountry.com!

Save up to 50% on The North Face End of Clearance Sale at REI!

Trip Reports

Rain, Flowers and Views on the AT.

Jackie went skiing in Tahoe on the 4th of July.

Andreas hiked for 24 hours on the Untersberg Extrem-Tour in the Berchtesgadener Land. [German]

The Caucasus Crossing.

Sven goes ridge hiking in the Val Grande. [German]

Beautiful is baby Lotta’s 7 week backpacking adventure in Patagonia.

Jeremy went packrafting in Austria.

Summer in the Highlands: Strathfarrar to Affric, a Paradise Lost.

Climbing The Nose on El Capitan.

Bikepacking on the 66 Lakes Trail. [German]

Beardoh and SweetPea’s 3rd day on the CT.

Please Leave Gate As Found

Gear Reviews

Alex spent 14 months in his MLD TrailStar. OK, not really in it, but with it ;)

Check out Chad’s SUL Gear List in his PHGT Video.

Drew reviews the La Sportiva Bushido.

Max searches for a water shoe that isn’t garbage.

Check out and support the Open One Series Garments

A First Look at the Salsa EXP Anything Cradle Kit.

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