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A recap of popular stories this past week, Jan. 20-26, 2019.

1) The Cutting Edge: CRKT Knives Launches Fresh Designs for 2019


CRKT released its new 2019 knives at the SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show. Apparently, readers are stoked about the brand’s aggressive push into the higher end of the knife market. There are several must-consider knives in the lineup.

2) ‘Free Solo’ Tops Out With Oscar Nomination

Free Solo Alex Honnold

The most epic climbing film of 2018, ‘Free Solo’ now stands as the frontrunner for Best Feature Documentary at the 91st Academy Awards. We first saw this story thanks to a post on Alex Honnold’s Facebook wall. “What a crazy ride!” he wrote. We think that perfectly sums up his Hollywood trajectory.

3) Best Outdoor Documentaries on Amazon

Looking for a good flick this weekend? Look no further. This article gives you 10 great flicks to watch streaming on Amazon Prime. Not a Prime member? Check out some other alternatives on Netflix.

4) A Year in a Skoolie: What We Love (And What We Don’t)

the interior of a skoolie

So you’re considering packing it all up and moving into a school bus? Read this first! Our longtime editor and his wife spent the last year traveling the lower 48 in a skoolie. Their ups and downs ultimately make us yearn for the open road.

5) New Leatherman FREE: Magnetic, One-Hand-Opening Multitools Launch at SHOT Show


Leatherman launched a line of very attractive, er, magnetic multitools at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The line includes full-size pliers-based tools, knives, and EDC models. They all open with one hand and look to have great haptic feedback. Check out the full story to see some great videos.

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