Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket

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What is in every backpacker’s rucksack? A warm, puffy jacket to put on in brakes and at camp. On my last trips that puffy jacket was the Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket for me, and it already has become a favourite piece of kit.

Taking in the view

Scaling Gear: 1P to 3P

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You used to go hiking on your own, but nowadays you have a partner and kids and they want to come along outdoors? No need to break the bank and buy more gear - this equipment works well for the Solo Backpacker that wants to take a friend along - or two!

Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar

Osprey Exos 48 Review

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Autumn is my favourite backpacking time and in October I was fortunate enough to go backpacking in the Pyrenees. Along for this one week long trip through three countries was the Osprey Exos 48, a lightweight pack which carries extremely well.

Osprey Exos 48