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On The Line: Heidi Dale Allen of Nikwax

Extending the Life of Your Outdoor Gear Nikwax was the first company in the world to produce a range of water-based products for restoring waterproofing at home. Not only do their products avoid emitting harmful solvents into the atmosphere, but ...

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Can Burned Marshmallows Cause Cancer?

can burned marshmallows cause cancer

Have you ever wondered if burned marshmallows cause cancer? It would be a logical question to ask, since we’ve all heard about burned steaks increasing your cancer risk. Let’s touch on steaks quickly first. When you cook a steak at ...

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21 Snow Sculptures That Look Way Too Real

snow-sculpture

The only thing better than making a snowman and his family to occupy your front yard is making a freaking snow palace. Thankfully, we aren’t the only ones who feel this way. People from around the world host their own snow ...

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2017 Camping Stove Survey

A camping stove is the centerpiece of outdoor kitchens around the country. From basic food prep to full-blown gourmet meals, it’s invaluable when it comes to enjoying meals outside. Now, we’re turning to you – the 50 Campfires audience, to ...

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Step By Step Instructions To Build An Ice Block Igloo

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Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives up in Manitoba. He owns a really cool business called Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts of interesting wood projects. You know what else he’s really good at? ...

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10 Merino Wool Garments You Can’t Camp Without

Airblaster Merino Ninja Suit

Just last winter, we headed out on what would be an all day snowshoeing excursion. We were under-dressed, froze our butts off, and spent hours trying to regain feeling in parts that should never lose feeling. Moral of the story, ...

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Parks Project Interview – Keith Eshelman, Back On the Line

Parks Project interview

What’s to come… “Working with more parks, supporting more projects, finding new ways to connect with more people, and blending product, education, and philanthropy with a dash of #radparks on top.” It’s easy to enjoy the outdoors and forget about ...

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The Most Amazing Winter Activities List In The World

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You’re here because you want to try something new this winter. Well, my friend..you’ve come to the right place. Winter can be a drag! It’s cold. It’s long. You have friends who don’t want to go outside. You’re sick and ...

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Share Jar

You’ve got thoughts and we’d love to hear them! Here is your chance to have your voice heard by adding your thoughts to the 50 Campfires Share Jar. Take the survey below for a chance to win! As a reward, we’re ...

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Geared Up – Team Portland

Coast FL75R

We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to Portland, but we knew we had a trailer full of awesome gear from some of the best outdoor retailers we know. During our 7-day journey, we were tossed a few ...

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