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The Week in Review 268

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Listen to the The Dirtbag Diaries: 081.

Read Sweet dreams: Why do big brands crave climbers?

View the American Landscape Photo Contest Winners.

Ponder about Path Investment in National Parks.

Take a look at TruHike, a new cottage that makes trekking poles from recycled materials.

Be in awe about the big new route on Gasherbrum I SW Face by Marek Holeček and Zdeněk Hák.

Agree? Disagree? Direct-to-consumer outdoor gear is a win-win for manufacturers & consumers.

Say it: Secretary Zinke, Stand Up for Public Lands.

Prepare: PCT Statistics 2016.

Looking great: The Purveyors Show.

Andrew shares some thoughts about what happens when climbers die.

Kathrin is down under, backpacking. [German]

Boom! 50% on outdoor garments at Alpinetrek.co.uk.

Spend $100 at Backcountry.com and get 15% Off your Cart With Code: 15OFF100.

Trip Reports

Join Kate on a Walk to Lac Blanc.

Cass rides the Tahoe Twirl.

Sam goes SUL on the North Country Trail.

Robert goes packrafting on the Rheinsberger Rhin. [German]

Dennis embarked on a huge adventure. [German]

David went for a wee bikepacking trip.

Gear Reviews

Read my La Sportiva TX2 Review.

Alex reviews the ÜLA CDT ultralight pack.

View Andrew Skurka’s Custom Core 13 Three-Season Clothing Collection.

Drew reviews the Salomon Sense Ride.

And a review of the Salomon X Alp 23.

Uli tries a lot of gear at the Sportscheck-Testival.

And a review of the Burley Nomad Trailer.

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