Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

OutDoor News 2014 - 1

It’s that time of the year again. But where last year was sunny and hot, this year it was rainy and cold. Here’s what’s new, cool, lightweight and caught my attention on Day 1 of the 2014 OutDoor Fair!

eVent booth

Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 45L

What if Patagonia would go and build an alpine climbing pack that is minimalistic, comfortable, highly water-resistant and durable? Would it work also for backpacking? These and other questions I answer in this review.

Patagonia Ascensionist 45