Gear of the Year Awards 2016: OMeals


The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for OMeals. It may seem counter-intuitive that the 50 Campfires Gear of the Year team would award this honor to a product that provides an alternative to lighting a campfire. But we’re also ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Kerfluffle


The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for Kerfluffle. Some days (okay… really… every day) the 50 Campfires team throws caution to the wind and we revel in life’s simple delights. That includes eating and drinking things that are just ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Eat/Food

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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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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Bee’s Wrap Is A Sustainable Alternative To Plastic Wrap

bees wrap

Use less plastic by wrapping your food in Bee’s Wrap. Bee’s Wrap is one of those products that I was skeptical about when I first heard of it. Then I started to think about the fact that my wife and ...

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Roadkill – The Camping Snack?

We’ve all got our go-to camping and hiking snacks. For some it’s GORP, for others it’s jerky or a packaged junk food that you found at the gas station on the road trip into camp. When we came across the ...

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GoSun Grill Recipes – Campsite Cooking With The Sun

GoSun Grill Recipes

Just because you’re away from the comfort of your own kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t cook awesome food…so don’t let camping limit the meals you eat! With the GoSun Grill all you need is the sun – no flame, fuel, ...

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Twisted Chef Grill Mats — Campsite “Natural”

Twisted Chef Grill Mats

The Twisted Chef Grill Mats are another piece of camp cooking gear that I never thought I needed … until I used them. Now, there will always be at least one rolled up with my camping stuff, ready to cook. ...

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We Can’t Wait To Bring These Mistaken Lyric Glasses Camping

Mistaken Lyric Glasses

How fun would it be to bust out these mistaken lyric glasses at the campsite? “Wait…what does that say?” It would be even more awesome if you’re cranking the right song as you sip from the glass. These mistaken lyric glasses ...

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Insulated Water Bottle – EcoVessel Boulder: Review

If the camping world has one thing covered in terms of selection, it’s systems for storing water. Walk down the camping aisle at your favorite outdoor retailer or browse online stores and you’ll be flooded with these things. When I ...

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