Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

A recap of popular stories this past week, March 31 to April 6, 2019.

1) YETI Scooter, Stationary E-Bike, and More: Our Favorite April Fool’s Gags

Outdoor brands clearly have a sense of humor. Every year, dozens release goofy products on April Fool’s Day. These are some of the best April Fool’s pranks of 2019.

2) Little-Known Climber Free Solos Iconic Patagonian Peak

Jim Reynolds’ free solo climb of the Fitz Roy marks the iconic Patagonian mountain’s second-ever free solo.

3) The Best Backpacking Stoves Are Seriously Discounted Right Now

These MSR stoves from GearJunkie’s own “Best Backpacking Stoves” review are on sale right now.

4) Heated ‘Hot Pocket’ Stuff Sack Promises On-Demand Camp Warmth

Push a button, heat your sleeping bag or quilt, and tuck the Hot Pocket in with you for hours of added warmth.

5) Great Commuter Bikes Around $500 (And 2 Awesome Picks Over)

Looking for a great commuter bike that won’t empty your pockets? We found five awesome, simple bicycles to meet a variety of daily commutes and riders. (Plus, we tossed in a couple of splurge options, too).