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The Week in Review 269

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A memory/ narrowly engrained/ friendships made.

Ridge Walk

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Meet the ULA Photon, the little brother of the CDT.

Watch Why Patagonia is Fighting for Public Lands.

On the same note: Outdoor Brands Cautiously Wading into Politics.

Columbia is launching the ReThreads program, but only in U.S. Brand and Outlet locations.

Kenneth is now running backpackinglight.dk, expect the new/ old webshop to open soon!

Arc’teryx is recalling the Procline Boot, check out if yours are affected.

Brand new from from Hyperlite Mountain Gear is The Shell, a waterproof-breathable jacket which will delight ultralight backpackers at 164 g in Size M.

Check out Green Guru Gear at Garage Grown Gear.

Read Chris Townsends Collection of Lightweight Backpacking Articles.

Have a cool photo and need a new backpack? Enter the Bergzeit Photo Contest and win a Lowe Alpine pack.

Get a 10% off on all As Tucas orders until 30 August with coupon code SUMMER-10.

You also currently can get 15% off on Katabatic Gear Quilts.

The Arc’teryx Sale at Alpinetrek.co.uk is still going strong, lots of great gear with steep discounts.

And at Backcountry you can get 30% Off one Full-Price Arc’teryx item with Code: 30ARC.

Save up to 40% off at the REI Labor Day Sale & Clearance Event!

House with a view

Trip Reports

Beautiful photos from bikepacking the Colorado Trail - recommended!

Nice Video of Jennifer’s Scratched TCRno5.

Max took his wife and son fly fishing - very cool!

Erika enjoyws the views but not the dozens of people on the Arbengrat/ Obergabelhorn. [German]

Drew helps you drive around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to find the best spots for hiking!

Vermont’s Long Trail. [Polish]

Episode 1 of Bikepacking in France.

Mario might have Raced the French Divide.

Alex is now since over 90 Days on the trail on his hike from Vienna to Nice. [German]

Read Beardoh and SweetPea’s Post Hike Thoughts on the Colorado Trail.

Stefanie enjoys cake with a view at the Winnebachseehütte. [German]

A hike on the Via Ferrata Drachenwand. [Polish]

Go on a Microadventure on the Bruschetta Loop.

And Nicholas just started his 1000 Miles Adventure in Czechia.

Gear Reviews

I want you to try a tarp on your next backpacking trip, hence I wrote about Tarps for Beginners & Experts.

Alex’s ultralight experiment of 2017.

Kate reviews the Norrøna Falketind Flex1 Pants.

David reviews the Montbell Expedition Pack 70.

Kathrin lets us take a look into her hiking shoe closet. [German]

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