10.19.2020 - Issue 174 The One With The Shark Safety and Cougar Guy Part 2

Hope everyone had an adventurous weekend. We are "sort of" on Twitter now, check us out.

- Kirsten

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Is it a Shark or Just a Fish?

Photo by Jared Rice on Unsplash

If you've been reading TDT for a while, you know that I'm not that fond of sharks, but that we have an agreement, I stay out of the surf and they stay out of the mountains. However, if I were to travel and hit the beach for some surfing (in a post covid world), I might consider using this device. Simply attach the ultrasonic home-arrest-like ankle bracelet and you’ll be notified if something that looks (sounds?) like a shark is circling you. The only question is... do you really want to know? Watch - 1 min and Get

A Rad Gear Company

The North Face Commits $7 million to a new global initiative named "Reset Normal”. Encouraging people to reset their lives through the exploration of the outdoors is what we're all about at TDT, so we applaud them. They want to "even the playing field for communities of color, which are three times more likely to live in nature-deprived locations and often face racism when they do venture out". Hopefully, the $7 million is for 2021 only, since it seems like a drop in the bucket for their $12 billion parent company VF Corporation. Read - 2 min and Watch above.

Outside News:


New Record: My butt hurts just thinking about this one. Professional ultra cyclist, Jack Thompson, set a new World Record for the most kilometers ridden on a bike in 7 days, covering 3,505 km (2,178 miles). Instagram post

Did You Know There Was A Difference?: I didn't realize there was so much difference between men's and women's sleeping bags. Interesting discussion. Read - 4 min

Holiday Season Already?: REI presents "The Best Holiday Gifts for Outdoorsy Kids". My husband has the adult version of the Teva Ember Moc Slippers and they make a great camping shoe. Read - 4 min

Cougar Guy Part 2: Remember the video from last week? Check out the "tell-all" follow up interview with the Cougar Guy, Kyle Burgess. Read - 5 min

New Park: A Representative from Utah reintroduces bill to create a controversial sixth Utah national park. Read - 2 min

New Tech: Don't like wearing earbuds while you're running or adventuring outdoors? Check out these new sunglass headphones from Bose, though they are a little pricey. Get

Bear Witness: Some might say that I recommend too many bear articles. They're probably right, but I can't help it, especially when there are super cute polar bear cubs. Read - 4 min

Live From The Wild

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