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The Week in Review 294

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Outdoor News

An AMAZING map of all lighthouses in Europe!

The Case for Ditching Air Travel.

Daniel’s Neck Tattoo is just what climbing needs.

The North Face tried to scam Wikipedia and now you have a good reason to not buy their kit anymore.

I Am Boycotting the New OutDoor by ISPO.

Two new #OneStopShop articles are online, one from Garage Grown Gear and from Outdoorline!

Instagram Ruined Travel. A New Generation Of Influencers Is Trying To Fix It.

For a short moment there was a paid “Wild Camping” scheme in the UK, but after a massive backlash it is gone -lets hope for good!

Luc was lobbying for the Arctic Refuge.

7 strategies to keep your phone from taking over your life, and how putting down your Phone may help you live longer.

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035, which are pretty good news!

Uli reports from the first German Outdoor Blogger Barcamp. [German]

Watch the High Sierra Trail Trailer.

Alex learned three lessons by going offline for a month on the Cape Wrath Trail.

Why Emily hikes alone.



Win a cool MTB Adventure and an EVOC Pack!


If Live. Climb. Repeat. is more your cup of 🍵, maybe this climbing apparel kit from Black Diamond is more to your liking!


Don’t climb and don’t ride? Then maybe this amazing Dynafit trailrunning kit is something for you!


And if all you want is standing on top of Mont Blanc, enter this competition!

Trip Reports

Recommended read: Lee’s Ferry to Vivian Park.

Mark heads to the Sea.

Sport climbing in Luxembourg. [German]

Sometimes the Hard Part is Actually the Fun Part.

Date night.

Karolin heads out for a “training hike”. [German]

Philip hikes the south part of the Cape Wrath Trail.

The Madre de Dios Jungle.

Martin enjoys some Waldness® im Almtal. [German]

Paulina went bouldering at Castle Hill.

Gear Reviews

Go make yourself some Coconut Granola Bars because damn do they look tasty!

Check out Iñaki’s gear for the CDT.

Stefanie reviews the Keen Terradora WP. [German]

Here is Andrew’s Gear list for Alaska in early summer!

And hey, three’s a Charm! Here’s Cam’s The Altiplano Traverse Gear List.

Robin takes a first look at a new Alpinlite Fanny Pack.

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