Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

Here’s a recap of popular stories this past week, May 12-18, 2019.

1) Tiny ‘Grom Utility Sidecar’ Looks Fun as Hell

Because the only thing gnarlier than an adventure aboard a Honda Grom is one with a badass, totes adorbs utility sidecar.

2) REI Wants to Buy Your Used Bike

REI just launched a pilot program with The Pro’s Closet to exchange bikes in the Denver market. Could the new program signal a shift in how consumers buy, sell, and trade used bikes?

3) The Best Hiking Shoes of 2019

Stay comfortable and agile on the trail with the best lightweight hiking shoes. From day trips to thru-hikes, we’ve got you covered.

4) Flash Flood in May: Utah Video Gives Important Reminder

First, it was the rushing wind. Then, the unexpected happened. Jamal Green’s video of Halls Creek Narrows serves as an important reminder for slot canyon hikers and climbers.

5) 10 Hammock-Camping Mistakes You’re Probably Making

If you already love hammock camping or just want to give it a try, this 10-minute video will help you get a more comfortable night’s rest.

And in case you missed it, on this week’s GearJunkie Weekly Roundup, we discussed the possible cable car on Kilimanjaro:

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.