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NEMO Equipment Wagontop 8p Tent Review

Sometime around the middle of May, I decided that I was going to take my entire family of four camping for Fourth of July weekend. My wife, my six year old son, my three year old daughter and our two ...

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27 Great Hiking Trails Near New York City

New York City is well-known for walking. People there walk to work; walk to lunch; walk home; at the very least walk to the subway or train station. They walk their dogs. Even with all that walking, many seek places ...

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7 Ways To Sharpen a Camping Knife: Pros Vs. Cons

how to sharpen a camping knife

How To Sharpen a Camping Knife Every camper needs a knife. Er … check that. Every camper needs several knives. You’ll want an EDC that lives in your pocket whether you’re wearing your business casual, your favorite jeans, or your ...

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Gear You Need for Winter Grilling

Winter grilling is a right of passage for real outdoor cooks.

The passion for great food cooked outdoors knows no bounds … at least ones set by the thermometer, barometer, or anemometer! Winter grilling is an outdoor cook’s right of passage, but getting the job done is always easier when you ...

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50 Campfires Staff Picks: REI Holiday 2017

The ultimate ease in shopping for holiday gifts is when you can find top-quality equipment, perfect for each man, woman, boy, girl, sister, brother, mom, dad, cousin, co-worker or anyone else on your holiday list – at great prices – ...

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10 Tips On Packing the Car for Your Next Camping Trip

Did you, or do you, play Tetris? Could there be any better training for packing the back of your SUV for a family camping trip? No matter whether you’re a couple headed for a long weekend or a family on ...

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Food of the Field Trip: Great River Road

Nick frying fish in tempura batter on picnic table with COAST headlamp during Field Trip: Great River Road.

When we head out on 50 Campfires Field Trips, the mission is always to experience the area we’re visiting as fully as possible. That means meeting the people, visiting the sites, and especially sampling foods of the region. However, we ...

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Gearing Up For Field Trip: Great River Road

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

One MAJOR requirement of all the gear tested on 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road. It had to provide stellar performance in extreme heat and humidity. All of this equipment came through to keep the team as comfortable and ...

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8 Modern Ideas for your Next Picnic

A beautiful picnic table top filled with modern ideas about picnicking.

The Modern Picnic Basket If you’ve ever asked a “non-camper” their perception of what you do on the weekends, you’ll often get answers that more closely resemble Yogi and Boo Boo in Jellystone than what your actual car camping experience ...

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Houston TX

25 Best Campgrounds Within 2 Hours Of Houston TX It’s almost summertime and that means it’s time to get out the camping gear, fishing poles, and sun screen! There’s no better way to relax than to sit outside of the ...

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