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Versus: Flask Fillers Scotch Vs Bourbon

Canadian Whiskey Vs American Bourbon

What happens when two 50 Campfires contributors square off on topics and gear that matter in the camping world? Punches get thrown, voices get raised, cats and dogs living together, complete madness… Welcome to 50 Campfires Versus and Scotch Vs Bourbon. ...

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The Great Divide – Cutting The Zippo Hand Warmer In Half

We cut the Zippo Hand Warmer in half, you get to see what’s in it…The Great Divide In this Great Divide segment, we cut into the Zippo Hand Warmer to see what makes it work. We know that it uses a ...

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Who Makes The Best Hand Warmer?

best hand warmer

We use the Zippo hand warmer a lot around the 50 Campfires office, and wondered how it would stack up if we compared to two other types of hand warmers. We decided to compare it to disposables (air-activated) and an ...

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Camping Vs Glamping

What happens when two 50 Campfires contributors square off on topics and gear that matter in the camping world? Punches get thrown, voices get raised, cats and dogs living together, complete madness… Welcome to 50 Campfires Versus and camping vs ...

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The Best Camping Gear for Dogs

Taking your furry four-legged friend camping means more than tossing an extra blanket in the car. Take our word for it, we’ve learned from experience. Here at the 50 Campfires base camp, our dogs get more excited about camping than we ...

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60 Ways to Get Out and Do More

Over the past few years, the 50 Campfires team has developed a mantra that we grow to believe in more and more each day, based in the idea that whatever gets you outside is good! That’s why we’re bringing you ...

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Winter Camping On Planet Hoth

camping on hoth

Frigid fun for the whole family! If you’re looking for a unique vacation this year, consider planet Hoth. Located in the Outer Rim Territories, Hoth provides many unique experiences that you won’t find elsewhere. Sure, you won’t be lounging around ...

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50 Campfires Releases Editor’s 2015 Gear of The Year

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award Across Six Categories Minneapolis, MN: Today, within their monthly digital magazine and website, 50 Campfires released its annual Gear of The Year award, recognizing top-tier selections across categories of Sleep, Eat, Play, Wear, ...

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The Mocking Trend: What It Is, Why You Should Do It, And What You Need To Get Started

Is it just me or are there way more hammocks around this year? While driving around Minneapolis this summer I started to notice something that I quite enjoyed: hammocks. Like, a lot of hammocks. On a nice day I’d see 10-20 of them ...

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Torched Halloween Candy Tasting Notes

torched halloween candy

What if you toasted all of your favorite Halloween candy? Would it taste better? Worse? Good idea? Bad idea? We’ve been having a lot of fun with a BernzOmatic torch around the office this month. Halloween was last weekend, so ...

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