Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 279

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“Frozen sea/ expectations/ soon it is spring.”

Is it packrafting season already?

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Escape the Rat Race.

New from Enlightened Equipment: The Hooligan Cap.

My Electric Bike is Not ‘Cheating’. And It Could Replace Cars for Millions of People.

A New Year’s Resolution to Commit to Bike Monogamy.

Fight Climate Change and it’s deniers.


Check out Al Humphreys’ Social Media Advice.

Listen in to the Adventure Podcast and the latest Mountain Podcast.

Mark went South.

BIOPILE is a bio-degradable fleece. [German]

Paul helps you estimating the amount of daylight left.

Wollt ihr den totalen Berg? [German]

Backcountry.com has a cool new Customer Offer - Get 10% Off Your First Purchase With Code: GET10OFF.

The ULA Equipment Photon is available - get a new pack for your next weekend trip!

Go ultralight in 2018 with a versatile Flat Tarp from Hyperlite Mountain Gear!

And Alpinetrek.co.uk has a full Outlet full of bargains, take a look if you still need something for your adventure.

Trip Reports

The epic bikepacking story though the Americas continues and takes you this time from Punta Arenas in Costa Rica to Panama City.

Beautiful images from An Teallach.

Jill enjoys living out in the snow again.

A Guide to Ice climbing in Cogne.

Wild About Argyll.

The Black Forest looks great in the snow.

A Story of Ultra Endurance Cycling.

Drew shares his 10 Reasons to fall in Love with Vietnam.

Kathrin backpacks on the California Riding and Hiking Trail. [German]

Alex was Walking 1,500 miles in 2017.

Emily is slouching towards Mount Whitney.

Tour de Tahoe - Bikepacking and Fly Fishing in the Sierra Mountains.

RØDE VMP+ Mic with the Sony a6500 and the SIgma 16 mm f/ 1.4 Lens, a sweet combo for Videography!

Gear Reviews

One Year on a Bike Book Review.

Make your Packraft Glow in the Dark. [German]

How to be a master climber in six easy lessons, I think I need to read this book!

A look at the NEMO Gogo Elite Minimalist Shelter.

Alcohol vs. Canister Stoves.

Matthias tries the H.A.D. Originals Bike & Smog Protection.

Ken reviews the DJI Spark for backpacking.

Peter rides the Bontrager Gnarwhal 27.5x4.5 studded fatbike tires.

Michael reviews the MSR Freelite 1 and the Vaude Power Lizard GUL.

Review of the Wolf Tooth Master Link Combo Pliers.

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