Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

Barry Blanchard - the Calling

What do Joy Division, The Rolling Stones, Les Droites, Nanga Parbet and the Cassin Ridge have in common? They play a part in Barry Blanchard’s life, which is aptly re-told in his memoirs, “The Calling”.

Traversing the Tent Arête on the Cassin Ridge.of Mount McKinley, Alaska, 1982. Photo: Kevin Doyle

The Week in Review LXXXIX

“My favourite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” - Steve Jobs