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Colorado Road Trip Challenge : Road Side Attractions & Junk Food

All epic road trips have a few things in common. They require driving … somewhere … that usually takes hours, if not days, to reach. Even so, there’s often no definitive destination. They truly are more about the journey than ...

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Grim Fossa : Colorado Campfire Session

Colorado Campfire Session : GRIM FOSSA PRESENTED BY ECOZOOM On the campus of New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado the site, the scenery, and the people were just too perfect to let pass with just one Campfire Session. 50 ...

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COAST HX5R Flashlight Review : Rechargeable USB Flashlight

COAST HX5R FLASHLIGHT USB rechargeable flashlights are all the rage … and for good reason. They work well time after time.The only drawback is they can be a substantial investment. The COAST HX5R solves that problem. For $40 MSRP, the ...

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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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Estes Park Wild Side 4×4 Tours : Take a Ride on the Wild Side

While a Colorado car camping trip is prized for the beautiful and sometimes rugged hiking opportunities, there’s another option. In Estes Park, just outside the Rocky Mountain National Park, the 50 Campfires Team discovered Wild Side 4×4 Tours. A bit ...

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Jolly Rancher Lemonade

You’re going to love this sweet campsite twist on Jolly Rancher Lemonade. In 1949 a man by the name of Bill Harmsen began making ice cream and other confections in Golden, Colorado and selling most of his products in Denver. ...

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Campfire Trout In Foil Recipe

If you love fresh fish, you’ve got to try our Campfire Trout in Foil recipe! Fishing is a big deal in Colorado. Everywhere you travel, you’re likely to come across someone trying to catch trout. Fly fishing, in particular, is ...

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Colorado Peach Cobbler Camping Recipe

Once you’ve tried this Colorado Peach Cobbler camping recipe, you may come to the understanding that THIS is the reason Dutch ovens were invented. You can hold out for Colorado Peach season which is focused in August, but this cobbler ...

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Honey Stinger S’more Recipe

Honey Stingers are made in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and no energy food – new or old – embraces the mountain lifestyle more. Honey Stingers are great on their own, but in a s’more? Now that’s a Colorado Rocky Mountain High! ...

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Colorado Slopper Camping Recipe

The Colorado Slopper Camping Recipe This is one of those recipes for which the creation is claimed by a number of old timey Colorado watering holes. We’re not sure who to give the credit to, but whoever dreamt this one ...

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