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Zip S’Morezy Roasting Log: Review

Zip Z'Morezy Roasting Log

Every one loves S’mores. It’s a campfire treat that is guaranteed to put a smile on your child’s face regardless of how, when or where the S’more happens. A campfire is hands down the best way to have a S’more. ...

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Zip 8 Solid Fuel Cubes: Review

zip 8 solid fuel cubes

If you want to start a fire the first time, every time, it’s hard to beat a good fire starter. Gathering tinder in the forest works great, if you can find it. There’s also the issue of time. Sometimes you’re in ...

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Northern Tool Kindling Cracker: Review

northern tool kindling cracker

The most dangerous part of the campfire isn’t the fire. Once it gets going, a campfire is pretty safe. I’d argue that cutting kindling is the most dangerous part. The quickest way to get a fire going is to have ...

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BioLite Is Ready To Get Soot Done

get soot done

Because 3 billion people cook over smoky, sooty fires every day, BioLite is going to… From now through December 11th BioLite is going to donate every dollar they make toward putting clean cookstoves into 50,000 homes in India and Sub-Saharan ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Bernzomatic WT2301 Multi-Purpose Trigger-Start Torch Head

Bernzomatic WT2301

It’s a fact of the outdoor life. When you’re camping space is at a premium. You don’t bring an entire mattress for sleeping, you bring an inflatable pad. You don’t bring a hard sided cabin into the woods, you bring a ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Firebuggz Original Log Lugger

Firebuggz Original Log Lugger

It goes without saying, around here we’re “into” campfires. While campers come with great diversity of preferences for locales, accommodations, activities, food, and camping companionship, the nearly universal bond is appreciation of a crackling campfire at day’s end. Actually, we ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: SOG Base Camp Axe

SOG Base Camp Axe

When you venture out to commune with Mother Nature, whether to set up base camp or hike a miles-long trail, a dependable hatchet is a must-have tool for everything from getting a fire started to surviving a disaster scenario. With ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: UCO Titan Stormproof Match Kit

UCO Titan Stormproof Match Kit

From weekend trips to survival situations, creating a fire with UCO Titan Stormproof Matches will let you experience lighting characteristics you’ll not find in any other match on the market. To create a striker match that won’t give out, UCO ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife

Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife

When we’re looking for a camping knife we generally have things we’d like to see. One is low maintenance. It’s nice to have a knife you can toss in the camp box and not worry about it. It needs to ...

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Bernzomatic ST500 3-in-1 Micro Torch Review

There’s something to be said about always having the right equipment along for a trip. Hiking boots can make or break a hike – forget your sunglasses…you’re going to be uncomfortably squinting on your kayak trip. Not having the tools ...

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