Gadgets

5 Google Pixel Features That Outdoorsy Folks Will Love

This morning my friends and I were eagerly awaiting Google’s new smartphone announcement. Google’s new version of the Android phones are the 5 inch Pixel and the 5.5 inch Pixel XL go toe-to-toe with Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 ...

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12 Binoculars for Camping and Hiking

When you’re on the trail or exploring your campground, there’s only so much you can see with the naked eye. This is where a great pair of binoculars come in. Sure, you can squint and strain for a quick peek ...

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Camillus EDC3 Review

Camillus has built durable knives for over 130 years and one of their latest has caught our attention! The Camillus EDC3 pocket knife is lightweight and compact but still packs a punch – exactly what we need for camping, hiking, ...

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5 iPhone 7 Features That Outdoorsy Folks Will Love

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I know, blah blah blah the new iPhone 7 is out. We sat around at work and watched the familiar old spiel as Apple played super cool, well-lit videos of their latest digital love child. I have to admit that ...

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Leatherman Brewzer Review

A Small and Clever Multitool The Leatherman Brewzer is a minimalistic pocket tool that fits easily in your pocket or on your keychain. Although it’s small, it’s really a multitool: bottle cap opener, box opener, flat head screw driver, pry tool, ...

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This Unique Mosquito Bite Remedy Uses Suction

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If you spend a lot of time outdoors you need a good mosquito bite remedy.  The reason you swell up is the result of the anticoagulant the mosquito leaves behind. The anticoagulant is mixed in with the mosquito’s saliva. If ...

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iHome iBT35 Waterproof + Shockproof Wireless Stereo Speaker

We field tested the iHome iBT35 Waterproof + Shockproof Wireless Stereo Speaker during a weekend camping trip and it performed above our expectations. Here’s what we found. Appearance The iHome iBT35 is a relatively small speaker that is shaped like a rectangular box. The case ...

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iHome iBT9 Waterproof + Shockproof Wireless Stereo Speaker

We field tested the iHome iBT9 Waterproof + Shockproof Wireless Stereo Speaker during a weekend camping trip and it performed above our expectations. Here’s what we found. Appearance The iHome iBT9 is a mid-sized speaker that is shaped like a rectangular box. The case color is black and ...

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How to Pick Your First Telescope in 3 Easy Steps

Your First Telescope Given the different makes and models available, choosing your first telescope can be a daunting task!  Let 50 Campfires walk through it with you step by step! Step 1. Think about what you’d like to see with your ...

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Essential Bike Touring Gear From The Katy Trail

“Could I get a quick picture of the bike touring gear you won’t leave home without?” I recently had a chance to bike the Katy Trail in Missouri, and had fun asking other bikers this simple question. Some people were ...

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