Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

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

Mont Blanc - the Finest Routes

The Mont Blanc massive is a mountaineering paradise - once you arrive in Chamonix you will quickly realize that. But where to start? Which route should you definitely do? Philippe Batoux has written a modern version of the Rébuffat classic and helps you to find the finest routes to climb!