Camping Gear

5 Warm Winter Gloves Under $100

warm winter gloves

Winter is officially here and that means it’s time to get serious about warm gear. We’re a fan of technical clothing and gear year round, but in the winter it really makes a difference. When it comes to gloves, you ...

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Rest Easy At The Lake With Rheos Floating Sunglasses

rheos floating sunglasses

Sunglasses are absolutely necessary at the lake in the summer. The glare off the water is intense and can fatigue your eyes quickly. Then there’s that other problem: the water. You have to be worried about them sinking to the ...

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Forsake Men’s Duck Boots – The Best of Both Worlds

As the father of two young children, I’ve grown a familiarity to rain boots. For my three year old daughter, they’re not just a functional piece of weather gear, but often a fashion statement – complimenting her “pantless look” on ...

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The Most Amazing Winter Activities List In The World

winter activities

You’re here because you want to try something new this winter. Well, my’ve come to the right place. Winter can be a drag! It’s cold. It’s long. You have friends who don’t want to go outside. You’re sick and ...

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LifeStraw Go: Review

lifestraw go

One of the easiest ways to ruin a long hike is to let yourself get dehydrated. Before long you become sleepy, crabby and will get a headache if you’re really lucky. Because I’m almost always hiking around water, I never ...

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GoSun Sport Review

GoSun Sport

A couple of things come to mind when you think of outdoor cooking. The first of which is probably fire. Whether it’s a portable grill or over an open campfire for a long time, a long, long time, we’ve been ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Beer Stein

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Beer Stein. A driving force behind the micro-brew craze is the search for authenticity … the roots of beer and ale. With that in mind, Stanely salutes the ...

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Leatherman Signal: Thoughts After A Year Of Use

leatherman signal

I’ve had a Leatherman PST for over 20 years.  My father gave it to me in high school. He was an electrician, carried one every day, and swore by it. It was a big deal to me then, and still ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The Nozipp Sleeping Bag


The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Nozipp Sleeping Bag When the 50 Campfires team shares a fire, it’s amazing what truths are discovered. One is that we share common nightmares … especially ones  centering on sleeping bags that won’t ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The Klymit Hammock V


The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Klymit Hammock V It’s not hard to be a fan of camping hammocks. Maybe it’s simply swaying in the breeze. Perhaps the attraction is sleeping closer to the stars when you’re under ...

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