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Best Camping Gear Under 10 Bucks

camping gear under 10

I know that you’re thinking, “Gimme a break. There isn’t any decent camping gear under 10 bucks.” When it comes to larger items you’d be right, but there are plenty of small tools and toiletries that can be had on ...

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4 Jerky Recipes for an ULTIMATE Camping Snack

  There are literally tens of thousands of jerky recipes to be found out there. They range from super simple to mind-blowingly complex and ingredient intensive. In choosing how to flavor your jerky think about the seasonings and spices your ...

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Miami FL

Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Miami

Are you ready for that weekend adventure you’ve been craving? You know what we’re talking about. A camping trip has been nipping at your ankles for months and now you’re finally ready to pack up the family and go to ...

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Klymit Insulated Hammock V: Review

klymit insulated hammock v

Cold Butt Syndrome (CBS) is the biggest challenge to sleeping in a hammock year around. What is it? Well, to stay warm you need to trap air. It doesn’t matter if it’s a sleeping bag or a jacket. Trapping air ...

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Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Neoshell Mid: Review

altra lone peak 3.0

About five years ago I read Born To Run, and as a result became very interested in natural or “minimalist” footwear. At the time there weren’t many options. I bought a few pair of the toe shoes that people love ...

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“RV” Ready To Camp?

By Jennifer McKinney More and more people are buying RVs, and the number is expected to rise even more in 2017. RVs and family vacations are a match made in heaven, and if you want the perfect home-away-from-home when summer ...

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Reverse Sear Steak and Add Campfire Smokiness

A-Maze-N Tube Smoker Ups Your Steak Grilling Game Have you tried the reverse sear steak cooking method and adding campfire smokiness? If you haven’t, you’re in for a great treat. And it’s so easy to do! The A-Maze-N Tube Smoker comes into play ...

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Slotdog Review: Silly But Fun

Slotdog Review: This tool creates slots in skinless hotdogs to allow more caramelization and plumping.

Why a Slotdog review? Well, at 50 Campfires we sort of collect new and unusual recipes and techniques to make hotdogs cooked over a campfire more fun. Some of us have eaten so danged many of them, they just get boring if ...

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Map of the 18 Best Sledding Hills in Metro Allentown

Best Sledding Hills In Allentown, PA

We found the 18 best sledding hills in Metro Allentown! So picture this: the snow has fallen and it’s a beautiful, brisk, wintery day in Pennsylvania. The way we see it, you have a couple of options here. You can either ...

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5 Reasons You Need To Buy Flannel Lined Jeans

buy flannel lined jeans

If you live in frigid temps you absolutely need to buy flannel lined jeans. Every once in awhile you pick up a new piece of gear that drastically improves your life. You need to wake up in the morning and ...

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