Trending: Our Top Outdoor Stories This Week

Here’s a recap of popular stories this past week, April 28 to May 4, 2019.

1) Modular Camper: SylvanSport VAST Made for Families With Gear

A new kind of camper is coming to town. Soon, you’ll be able to haul gear, sleep, and cook dinner — indoors or out — in the modular basecamp wonder that is the SylvanSport VAST.

2) Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking and Car Camping in 2019

From ultralight sleeping pads to ultracomfortable air beds, we tested and found the best camping sleeping pads to fit every adventure and budget.

3) The Rooftop Tent Revolution Gets a Splash of Color

Who doesn’t want their adventuremobile to look unique? James Baroud, a leading rooftop tent manufacturer, now offers over 250 different colors for its hardshell tents.

4) YETI Launches a Burly Cargo Crate, the LoadOut GoBox

The LoadOut GoBox from YETI is a waterproof, rugged container for truck beds, whitewater rafts, and anywhere you need to haul gear.

5) Who Is Alex Honnold’s Mom? Oldest Woman to Summit El Cap Pens Moving Memoir

At 67, Dierdre Wolownick is every bit the adventure badass her world-famous son is.


And in case you missed it, on this week’s GearJunkie Weekly Roundup, we discussed a new national parks record: