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Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 282

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A goal/ blue sky/ into the mist

Getting there

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Outdoor News

Marc-André Leclerc and Ryan Johnson have passed away while on a climb in Alaska.

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump.

Climate Change is Killing this Alaskan Village.

Take a minute to Stop Hydroelectric Power Plants on Albania’s Wild Rivers.

Join the Swift Campout on June 23rd and 24th - mark it in your calendars!

Atom Packs is a new cottage out of the United Kingdom.

NEW: The LOCUS GEAR Djedi DCF-eVent Dome Tent.

Are you a content creator that loves the outdoors? Then meet like-minded people at the Outdoor Show in Friedrichshafen.

Support the GNARBOX 2.0 SSD – Rugged backup device for your camera

Need something to read for the next weeks? Buy Bothy Tales: Footsteps in the Scottish hills and High and Low: How I Hiked Away From Depression Across Scotland.

The future of Mountain Navigation and Mapping.

Awesome use of Tax Money: The EU is giving Teens a Month of Free Train Travel Across Europe.

Environmentalism’s Racist History.

Oil Was Central in Decision to Shrink Bears Ears Monument

Astrophotography with the Sony A7 III.

Andrew interviews the Ultralight Jerk.

Martin joins the Bergverlag Rother. [German]

Drawn To High Places.

There’s still Meters of Snow in the Swiss Alps so ski-touring season isn’t over yet.

Agnes shares her tips on how to prevent injuries. [Polish]

Spring. A new Season means new Gear - check out the latest outdoor apparel and trailrunning shoes for your next hike!

ULA Equipment Backpacks have FREE US Shipping on ALL Orders!


Win tickets for the Salomon Trails 4 Germany and a full BUFF package.


Hike with Dynafit from the Großer Watzman to the Tre Cime and get the full kit, too!


Photographers can win an outfit from Bergans.

Trip Reports

Benjamin and family hike the Dwarf Adventure Trail.

Paulina shares her 5 Favorite Bay Area Hikes.

How about skiing 11 days along the Padjelantaleden, through Sarek National Park and along the Kungsleden?

Never coming home.

Kelly heads into the Whiteout to go winter climbing in Scotland.

Geoff headed out to Bleaklow and Kinder.

Kathrin hiked through the Amatola Mountains in South Africa. [German]

Jill shares photos from the Iditarod Trail.

Shikinejima Coastal Hike.

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Sierra High Route.

A night in Ben Alder Cottage.

Running the Cancelled LOViT 100 Mile Trail Run.

James hikes from Kautokeino to Kilpisjärvi in the 4th part of his Arctic Trail adventure.

Looks like a fun hike in Germany, the Schluchtensteig. [German]

And bikepacking in Colombia looks amazing.

Morning Glory

Gear Reviews

f-stop gear Tilopa Review.

Osprey Exos or Osprey Levity - Which Backpack to Get?

Quasi builds his Salsa Vaya Custom Bike 3.0.

Drew reviews the Five Ten Access Knit Hiking Shoes.

Sandra reviews the DD Superlight Pyramid Tent and Pyramid Mesh Tent. [Germany]

Chris Townsend writes about the tents and tarps I’ve used for long-distance walking over the decades.

The Nordest Sardinha Bikepacking Rig.

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