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The Hip Abduction : Before We Lose Our Mind

We came across the track “Before We Lose Our Mind” by the tropical indie rock band The Hip Abduction, and for 4:10 we were transported to some of the great wide-open spaces of North America. Summer is coming, we promise. ...

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Is A Tree In The House As Cool As A House In A Tree?

The Tree In House is one of those things you’d think of when you’re 8 years old playing in the woods with your friends. “I got it! What if we put a huge glass tube around the whole tree and ...

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The $6000 Custom Camper Van

For 6000 bucks, Adam Nawrot transformed an old NYPD surveillance van into his mobile home and photo studio. Adam was kind enough to share the pics of his process, demonstrating how to turn a 1997 Ford E-350 into the kind of custom camper van dreams ...

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Randy P. Martin Captures the Wild

Randy P. Martin Captures the Wild

Randy P. Martin’s early memories of photography center around his grandmother’s Polaroid camera. “It was like magic for me,” said Martin, but without a camera of his own, it wasn’t until much later that Martin would begin to seriously shoot. ...

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The Lunatec Aquabot Is A Blast

Lunatec Aquabot

The Lunatec Aquabot is a different approach to a water bottle. A lot of water bottles come through the office here and, while I have my favorites, they all function the same. You put water in them and then manipulate ...

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In The Can: Coronado Brewing Company – Coronado, CA

    Twenty years ago, Coronado Brewing Company opened the doors of a brewpub on Coronado Island off of San Diego, California. Simple, easy-going, So-Cal laid back was what they were after … what they achieved … and what they’ve ...

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The Campers Guide to the Zika Virus

Zika Virus

Active outdoor folks have a reason to turn up the TV when something like the Zika Virus pops up on the news. They spend a lot of time outdoors and up until now, weren’t too concerned about a mosquito bite ...

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Camping Valentines Day Cards (Download)

It can be tough to choose the right words to use to show someone you love them. Even harder, when the Hallmark aisle doesn’t speak to your true love of the outdoors. 50 Campfires has taken the pain out of ...

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Win The 50 Campfires Cold Weather Carry Kit

Cold Weather Carry

[promosimple id=”9012″] At 50 Campfires, we’re committed to getting more people outdoors more often. For awhile now, we have been thinking about commissioning a cold weather carry “kit” for winter outdoor adventurers, a combination of everyday carry items needed by people ...

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In The Can: Fogbelt Brewing – Santa Rosa, CA

If you head north on Highway 101 for about 60 miles from San Francisco, California – you’ll come to the city of Santa Rosa. As the county seat of Sonoma County, it’s a well-known destination for wine lovers from around ...

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