Camping Gear

Duluth Pack Roll-Top Scout Review

Roll-Top Scout

It was time to up my game as a geocacher. I had a pack that I was carrying on every caching adventure. It served it’s purpose, but was oversized and camouflaged. It had so many pockets, I always spent 10 minutes ...

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3 Great Daypacks Under $100

daypacks under 100

The beauty of a great daypack is being able to use it both in town and on the trail. We’re not hardcore hikers here at 50 Campfires, but we like to knock out a few miles after work as often ...

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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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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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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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17 Awesome Summer Swim Floats

swim floats

After a long day of hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or whatever it may be, there’s no better way to cool off from the scorching sun than a little lounging in the lake. This summer, swim floats are taking social ...

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The $30 Birkenstock’s Built For Camping

Call me stubborn, but I’ve never been able to purchase a pair of Croc’s for myself. Both of my kids wear them, (daily during the summer) and my wife swears by them. For some reason, I consistently bring a pair ...

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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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