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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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Our Week With The Kershaw Leek Knife

Our Week with the Kershaw Leek One of the reasons for 50 Campfires field trips is testing. We try out gear of all sorts, to be sure, but we also test our theories. The Heart of the Rockies Field trip ...

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Colorado River Fishing : Estes Park & Taylor River

Colorado Rocky Mountain FISH! Perhaps more than any other state, Colorado typifies the “mountain lifestyle.” That includes hiking, biking, climbing, and simple appreciation of the scenic beauty and clean air. But consider this: Colorado is also home to more than ...

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The 50 Campfires GEARBOX #003

Welcome to the GEARBOX! Every month we showcase the gear that rolls through the 50 Campfires headquarters – and there’s a LOT of it. We pick our favorites and tell you what we like, and who we think needs it. ...

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On The Line: Photographer and World Traveler – Kylie Fly

Another day, another mountain top for world traveler Kylie Fly.

You might wonder who captures all the incredible images of the 50 Campfires Field Trips. That would be an incredible photographer and kindred outdoor spirit by the name of Kylie Fly.  While she’s based in Salt Lake City, Utah the ...

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6 Wood Wrap Stoking Recipes For The Campfire

Perfect for Camping, or Anywhere Hardwood smoke adds delicious flavor to any food. The problem is “traditional” smoking methods are normally time-consuming, inconvenient, require special equipment, and for the home or camp cook, they nearly always need to be done ...

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Make Your Own Scented & Colored Pinecone Fire Starters

Collecting and storing pinecones is a practical source of tinder for fire starting whether for camping, the backyard fire pit, a woodstove for cooking, or the fireplace at the cabin or home. You can ensure they light quickly and spice ...

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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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