The 8 Dumbest Things to Happen in the Outdoors in 2018
From peeing in geysers to stealing linens
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Every year there are plenty of inspiring and monumental things that happen in the Outside world. This is not a list about any of those moments. Rather, it’s a celebration of achievements you might, under a certain light, call stupid. In no particular order, our favorites of 2018 are:
Man tries to urinate into Old Faithful.
Mikaela Shiffrin’s French boyfriend kicked off Olympic team for failing to show appropriate amount of team spirit.
Off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent starts 47,000-acre forest fire with a high-powered rifle during gender reveal party.
Estonian man tries to return to his hotel after a night of drinking, climbs mountain by accident instead.
French policeman mistakes cyclist Chris Froome for a Tour de France intruder, tackles him off his bike after Stage 17.