Gadgets

7 Ways To Sharpen a Camping Knife: Pros Vs. Cons

how to sharpen a camping knife

How To Sharpen a Camping Knife Every camper needs a knife. Er … check that. Every camper needs several knives. You’ll want an EDC that lives in your pocket whether you’re wearing your business casual, your favorite jeans, or your ...

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The Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Titanium Watch

The Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Titanium watch is one sexy beast. First off, it undergoes 130 homologation tests to make sure that it’s tough as nails. What’s a homologation test? All you need to know is that it’s more rugged ...

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Victorinox Swiss Army Explorer White Christmas Special Edition 2017

It’s hard to think of a better stocking stuffer for a hiker than a Victorinox Swiss Army pocket knife. Take it one step further this year with the Victorinox Swiss Army Explorer White Christmas Special Edition 2017. It’s an extra ...

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Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool BS: Review

A good multi-tool is a must-have around the campsite. From carving roasting sticks to fixing zippers, you just can’t beat the functionality. The Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool BS does an excellent job of acting as a mini toolbox in your ...

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Zippo Rechargeable Handwarmers: Review

The new Zippo 2-hour and 6-hour Rechargeable Handwarmers definitely fall into the category of town-to-trail gear we love. How do we know? We’ll we’ve tested them in both places. The trail testing is easy for us. Someone on the 50 ...

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In The Desert You Become Water Aware

In Death Valley's Badwater Basin every inch is covered in salt. You bring your own water.

It doesn’t take much travel in the desert to realize what makes it a different camping experience. You quickly become water aware. At every campsite, at every gas fill up, at every roadside attraction you instinctively eye up the scene ...

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COAST PX100 UV Flashlight Review

Growing up in the Midwest, I’ve had little-to-no experience with camping in the desert. In my mind, it was a place where snakes and robots lived (thanks, Star Wars). So, when I had the opportunity to venture out into the ...

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50 Campfires Staff Picks: REI Holiday 2017

The ultimate ease in shopping for holiday gifts is when you can find top-quality equipment, perfect for each man, woman, boy, girl, sister, brother, mom, dad, cousin, co-worker or anyone else on your holiday list – at great prices – ...

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15 Gifts To Blow Your Tech Junkie’s Mind

Tech junkies can be notoriously hard to impress. So the 50 Campfires crew searched far and wide to come up with this list of ideas for outdoor related gifts that will get the attention of technology buffs on your holiday ...

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20 Outdoor Upgrades That’ll Make Next Camping Season the Best Ever

Every item in this list makes for a great gift for someone else, but you’ll enjoy your own camping even more with any of these items added to your kit as well! Generosity is a virtue, but there comes a ...

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