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The Week in Review 264

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“A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” - Crystal Woods

Sunset in Vaasa


Katabatic Gear launched their ultralight backpacks, the Onni and Knik.

Hiking Skills: Get the Most Out of Travelling to the Trail.

I launched a food series called How Does It Taste?. In Episode 1 I try Dal and Rice With Spinach from Firepot - check it out!

And then there’s a new packraft maker from Russia.

Shop backpacking tents at Campsaver.com.

The Alpinetrek.co.uk Summer Sale is in full swing, with great discounted gear from Arc’teryx, Patagonia, Black Diamond, La Sportiva and many more.

Save 50% Off on gear from Arc’teryx, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, & Salomon.

Trip Reports

From New Hampshire to Maine on the AT. [Polish]

Chris enjoys the Summer Heat in the Cairngorms.

Andreas hikes through the Almbachklamm. [German]

Leor hikes to Granite Dome & the Lakes.

Henryk took his mom on a Buiräbähnli-Safari around Engelberg - read what his mom has to say about the three day trip! [German]

Catching salmon in Norway.

Jessie’s bunterwegs2nepal hiking routine. [German]

Hiking Grand Gulch in Utah.

I liked Chris’ random Hikes in July.

A day filled with Norway.

A Journey to South Georgia to Find the Ghost of Shackleton.

Erika climbs the Teufelsgrat on Mont Blanc du Tacul. [German]

Dusk in Vaasa

Gear Reviews

Want to play Chess or Settlers of Catan while backpacking or climbing? Here’s your 82 g board game setup.

A review of the of the DJI Spark for Biking. Want one now? Order it here!

Peter shares his impressions of the Olympus TG-4 - and they’re not good.

Rike & Sebastian’s hike in the Himalaya’s starts soon. Check out their gear list.

Big Agnes’ Q-Core SLX sleeping pad Review.

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