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The Week in Review 293

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Did someone say it is spring?

Salamajärvi National Park

Outdoor News

Mateusz aka Laufbursche not only has beat cancer, he also will re-open his cottage this summer! [German]

Humans are speeding Extinction and altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace.

Cicerone Press turns 50 this year, while I celebrated 10 Years of my Hiking in Finland blog!

Are Mountain Climbers Selfish?

Nigel is back, but now is sold out :/

Why we all take the same travel photos.

The stories behind the notebooks that documented Rob MacFarlane’s travels underground.

Listen to the Bikes or Death Podcast, Andrew Skurka on the Backpacker Radio Podcast or hear about Shit in the Woods.

The Modern Trap of Turning Hobbies into Hustles.

What I learned about self-doubt hiking the Te Araroa trail.

Ponderings about Antarctic solo records. [German]

View the Alpinetrek.co.uk Outlet to find

Meet the all-new Hyperlite Mountain Gear NorthRim Backpack!


I was going to suggest you try to win this climbing trip to Tre Cime, but really, I want to win this!


Woman-Power with Salomon and Bergzeit! Win a hiking outfit from Salomon in this Photo Contest.


Summer is here, that means hiking, travelling and backpacking! Win a 3-Pack Set from Gregory for any trip.


Ever wished you could attend the Red Bull X-Alps? Then tell Bergzeit why YOU should win this trip and with some luck you will be in Austria in June!

Trip Reports

Everyone, pack your bikes and go bikepacking in Baja.

Agnieszka just started her PCT thru-hike! [Polish]

Alex hikes 113 miles along the Haute Route Pyrenees.

Better than the Mediterranean: Derrynane Beach in Ireland.

Ode to the Kokopelli – A Fun Overnight Bikepacking Adventure.

Gerald enjoy the West Coast Trail. [German]

Seasonal gyrations.

Trespassing across America.

Over the mountains to the river in Albania.

An overnight adventure hiking around Mt Buller.

Erika goes for the final skitour of the year. [German]

Take the Bergsteigerbus from Lenggries to the mountains! [German]

Bikepacking on the Inca Trail.

Sweet Pea and Beardoh are hiking on the Mogollon Rim Trail.

Rick hikes south on the PCT to meet as many thru-hikers as possible!

Gear Reviews

Watch this Double Wall Open-Jet Alcohol Stove Tutorial.

Read Carsten’s take on the Walk on the Wild Side One Stop Shop list! [German]

There is a new way to Rent Premium Outdoor Gear in the USA.

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