gearjunkie week in review

Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

Filed under: News 

A recap of popular stories this past week, March 24-30, 2019.

1) New Route Up Everest: Nat Geo Photographer to Attempt Massive Feat

Next month, Cory Richards and Esteban “Topo” Mena will attempt to summit Everest along a route that has “never been touched by humans before.”

2) Best Men’s Running Shorts of 2019: My Favorite Come From a Little-Known Brand

Looking for the best running shorts for men in 2019? Here are the best men’s running shorts, budget running shorts, long-distance running shorts, and a buyer’s guide.

3) Hack the Dividend: REI ‘Member Coupons’ Offer Huge Discounts

REI dividends are in the mail. So how do you decide what to spend your annual member rewards money on? Let us help.

4) Crazy Rooftop Tent Weighs Just 55 Pounds, Floats on Rivers

At 55 pounds and less than 6 inches deep when stowed, GentleTent’s inflatable rooftop tent may be the lightest on the market. Oh, and it also floats on water.

5) Grand Canyon Tourist Falls 1,000 Feet to Death, 2nd Park Fatality This Week

One member of a tour group from Hong Kong reportedly fell Thursday while attempting to take a selfie near Eagle Point. Park officials also recovered another body in a different area of the park earlier this week.

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