Out in the Arctic, 2019: The Path Forward

This blog has been living a quiet life of its own for most of 2018. There are few updates, little new material....

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My ultralight gear setup

I have a confession to make: compared to the amount of trips I have made, I spend way too much on gear. Being short...

7 Reasons to Go Ultralight for Your Next Hike

There are two very dominant trends in outdoors and hiking today: the ultralight and the bushcraft movement. Ultralighters are willing to sacrifice durability and features...

Getting started on Packrafting – The Ultimate Guide to Packrafting Gear

A packraft as defined by Wikipedia is a small, portable inflatable boat designed for use in all bodies of water, including technical whitewater and ocean bays and...

The ultimate packrafting resource list

This is the last part of my four part article series on packrafting. See also part 1 about packrafting gear, part 2 about reasons...

Outdoors camera update

Last year I posted the Outdoor camera shootout as a response to the investigation that I had been carrying out on what would...

Outdoors camera update

Last year I posted the Outdoor camera shootout as a response to the investigation that I had been carrying out on what would...

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Rent a house in the arctic

 

House in the Wild Arctic Lapland

Enontekiö, Finland

House with room for 10 people on the shore of Muonio river, way above arctic circle. Modern amenities, fireplaces, sauna and services only 10km away in Karesuvanto make you comfortable and let you …

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Review: Bergans Nordkapp Jr 18l children’s backpack

I recently made a short (one night) hiking trip with my daughter to the Repovesi National Park. I ended up having the ACT Lite 50+10...