Hiking in Finland

Climbing, bikepacking, skiing & packrafting in the north

Tarps for Beginners & Experts

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Confused about Tarps? Don’t be: Tarps are a great way to camp out as you are closer to nature, you can see the sunrise & sunset from your quilt, there’s less condensation and tarps are very light. In this article I present four tarps and useful accessories for beginners and experts alike so that on your next trip you can sleep close to nature under your tarp!

Packrafting & Camping

The Week in Review 268

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“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” - Nelson Mandela, via Barack Obama.


La Sportiva TX2 Review

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On recent trips I haven’t worn trailrunning shoes. That’s because I switched to the La Sportiva TX2, an ultralight approach shoe which I found great for backpacking, scrambling & Via Ferratas. Read my review to see if you should switch to them too & how they fare in the snow.

La Sportiva TX2 Meets Fox