Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review 285

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Outdoor News

My Plastic-wrapped Outdoor Gear Article has a great discussion goin on over on facebook with many interesting links and ideas - check them out (and follow the page!).

Have you already seen the Peak Design Travel Backpack on Kickstarter?

Read the Guidebook to Membership.

I interviewed John Zahorian of Pa’lante Packs.

Sarah shares some tips on Gluten Free and Allergy Friendly Outdoor Cooking.

Cows and Adventure Photography.

Jill is searching for inspiration.

A Sideways Glance at the 2018 Summer Outdoor Retailer Show.

‘Unlikely Hikers’ are gaining Popularity, and that’s a good thing I believe.

Ever dreamt about sleeping on a Portaledge high on a mountain? That can now become reality!


If you prefer to run over the mountains and not sleep on them, then this trailrunning package from Scott is for you.


Here’s a competition for the photographers out there!


Finally, if you want to try Speed Hiking enter this competition.


Salsa Cycles Fat Bikes are now available at Aventuron.com.

Get free delivery and returns at On-Running.com when you shop for new trailrunning shoes!

And the Alpinetrek.co.uk Summer Sale is going STRONG, for example these Salomon S-Lab Speedcross are 40% off!

Trip Reports

Unexpected moments from Greenland.

Day 30 on the GDT.

Stefanie hikes to the Hirschwieskopf. [German]

10 Stunning Waterfalls to Discover in Tokyo.

Alan is reflecting on the Tour Divide 2018.

Searching for Christmas Tree.

An interview with Joe Grant about his Nolan 14 adventure.

Born to run.

Hooker on Wheels, or the experiences of a female solo traveller.

Agnieszka continues on the CDT. [Polish]

Erika is alpine climbing in the Dolomites. [German]

Liz is an exceptionally average snowboarder.

Dawn is exploring Hot Springs in Idaho while Backcountry Mountain Biking.

Bikepacking in Perú.

Packrafting Lim Fjord.

The Lure of the Surfing Life.

Jeff is living off the Grid in New Mexico.

Gear Reviews

A review of the Tribulus’ Endover.

Modern humans need ⚡️ outdoors, too. Enter the 24.000 mAh Outxe Savage.

Climbing Gear News from OR 2018.

The truth about smartphone mountain navigation, according to Alex.

Lina shares some tips about outdoor activities in the heat. [German]

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