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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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2017 U.S. Adventure : What To Pack (Infographic)

If you’re like most of us, you like to take your smartphone with you everywhere you go—that includes your next big trip! Your mobile device can be a versatile travel accessory, but only if it’s functioning correctly along the way. ...

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Mountain Man Bourbon Porterhouse Steak

There can’t be much that is heartier to a hungry appetite than a giant hunk of meat. This recipe for a Mountain Main Bourbon Porterhouse Steak takes an enormous 2” thick steak and packs a punch of umami goodness with ...

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Mountain Man Burgers Recipe

A true delight for the taste buds rests with this amazing burger that’s not only big enough to satisfy a lumberjack’s hunger pains, but is easy enough to prepare any time you fire up the grill. With a combination of ...

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EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove: Review

ecozoom versa

When it’s meal time at the campsite you’re generally dealing with either wood or propane. If it’s wood you’re either using a permanent fire pit or a portable wood burning stove. If your goal is to eat as soon as ...

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Wildo Camp-A-Box Complete: Review

We’re all familiar with the problem of too much camping gear. If you don’t make the right choices next thing you know you’re barely able to fit everything into the car for that “relaxing” weekend. This is especially true in ...

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Campfire Defender : Pro Camper Kit – Review

campfire-defender

You never want to look back and say to yourself, “Man, I wish I had a Campfire Defender.” When that moment comes, it’s too late. Something terrible and irreversible has already happened. The Campfire Defender is great insurance for any ...

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LifeStraw : Go Bottle – Review

lifestraw go review

There are not many things in camping … or in life, for that matter … that are inescapably universal to every single person who participates. Well … we found at least one that’s a for sure, bonafide must-have. Everybody needs ...

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Amp Your Camp™

It’s official! Camping season 2017 is here, and 50 Campfires wants to hook your campsite up with some major upgrades! Amp Your Camp presented by Coast is back, with more than $900 worth of prizes every week! Amp Your Camp ...

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12 Recipes for Campfire Biscuit Cups … or Whatever You Want to Call Them

Roast campfire biscuit cups on a variety of types of sticks.

The cups you make with biscuit dough wrapped around a cylinder of some kind and toasted to golden perfection over a campfire go by a lot of names. Campfire biscuit cups are also called Wolf ‘em cups, Woof ‘em cups, ...

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