Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

A recap of popular stories this past week, October 14-20, 2018.

1) Elk Hunter Mauled by Grizzly Near Yellowstone, Blinds Self With Bear Spray

Bob Legasa survived the attack thanks to his hunting partner’s quick thinking. But not before a debilitating bear encounter in Gallatin National Forest in Montana.

2) Sherpa Trailer Blends Burly Build With Off-Road Luxury

You want an off-road trailer that’s burly as they come. But you don’t want to give up luxury. The Sherpa camping trailer might be your choice — if you can shell out the $44,000 entry price. This pull-behind hardshell trailer pod carries a rooftop tent on two wheels.

3) REI Taps Roots With ’30s-Inspired Wallace Lake Collection

REI nodded to its co-founders with the launch of the Wallace Lake collection. The vintage-looking fuzzy sweaters, flannels, vests, and blankets hearken back to the brand’s founding products of the 1930s.

4) This Full-Suspension Cargo E-Bike Hauls a Family of 4

Riese & Müller launched a new line of e-bikes meant to haul heavy loads for 2019. It includes the super-hauling Load 75. This cargo e-bike aims for family-friendly alternative transportation that can haul up to four people at once.

5) Mountain Biker Shot Dead by Hunter in French Alps

Marc Sutton was riding along a popular mountain bike track Saturday evening when he was shot and killed by a hunter. French prosecutor Philippe Toccanier told reporters the 34-year-old restaurant owner was “wearing a colored helmet and riding a colored mountain bike” at the time.