Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

A recap of popular stories this past week, Feb. 10-16, 2019.

1) REI CEO Jerry Stritzke Resigns Amid Investigation

REI’s board of directors cited a ‘personal and consensual relationship between the REI CEO and the leader of another organization in the outdoor industry.’

2) The Tailgate War Heats Up: 2019 RAM Multifunction Tailgate

RAM Trucks’ Multifunction Tailgate adds a new dimension to the longstanding American truck war. But isn’t a tailgate just a tailgate? Not anymore.

3) 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road: Toyota Slaps an Off-Road Badge on Its Little SUV

Toyota placed a TRD package on the RAV4 for 2020. It hasn’t been done before, and the Toyota RAV4 definitely isn’t known for its off-road prowess.

4) Video: Man Who Suffocated Mountain Lion Comes Forward

The man whose story went viral after he choked a mountain lion to death speaks to the public. This unbelievable story gets a new light with Travis Kauffman’s first-hand tale.

5) Travel Tested: Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC & Nomad 28 Plus Solar Kit

We took Goal Zero’s latest battery pack and solar combo — the Sherpa 100AC Power Bank and Nomad 28 Plus Solar Panel — to Nepal to see watt all the fuss is about.