Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

Here’s a recap of popular stories this past week, May 5-11, 2019.

1) Leatherman Launches ‘More Approachable,’ Eye-Catching Signal Tool

As Leatherman’s industrial designer Lucy Davis puts it, ‘Life-saving gear doesn’t have to look so serious.’

2) ‘Four Wheel’ Pop-Up Camper Review: RV Comfort, 4WD Access

Four Wheel Pop-Up Campers has options that fit on your truck’s bed, giving drivers a luxurious camping setup while maintaining the vehicle’s all-terrain capability. We tested the Four Wheel Hawk pop-up camper for this review.

3) Shimano GRX: The World’s First Gravel Groupset

From cranks and derailleurs to brakes and wheelsets, Shimano’s new GRX goes all in on gravel.

4) Off-Road in Style: Iron & Resin Unveil Stunning Jeep Wagoneer

What happens when you pair serious off-road chops with 270-plus horsepower and classy wood paneling? With this singularly beautiful 1978 Jeep Wagoneer, SoCal clothing company Iron & Resin teamed up with New Legend 4×4 to find out.

5) Darn Good Darn Tough Sale: Save on Incredible Hiking Socks

Darn Tough socks are well-made and come with a lifetime warranty. We swear by these socks for everything from hiking to backpacking to trail running. From low-top to calf-height socks, this sale covers it all.

And in case you missed it, on this week’s GearJunkie Weekly Roundup, we discussed the first gravel groupset:

Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.