Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

The Week in Review LXXX

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, we are happy when we are growing. - William Butler Yeats

Finnish countryside.

Canyons and Ice - the Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith

I have to agree with Craig Medred: Many of today’s cardboard-cutout adventurers only dream of adventure. Dick Griffith, on the other hand, has traversed unexplored canyons in a packraft and has skied solo across thousands of kilometres of the Arctic. All of it without sponsors. All vividly documented in his journals. And now for you and me to read about in this fine book.

Canyons and Ice