Camping Gear

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam: Review

Quick-Set Escape Shelter by Clam glowing next to campfire as the center of campsite activities free from bugs

If there’s one thing that can put the damper on outdoor fun at the campsite or in the backyard, it’s bugs … especially flying, biting insects. Let’s call them what they are … evil mosquitos and flies (aka black flies, ...

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Boulder Denim Jeans : Review

Like most guys, jeans are a staple in my wardrobe. They’re always a go-to, whether I’m heading to work – or a night on the town. There is however one area where they fall short – the outdoors. I’ve made ...

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8 Modern Ideas for your Next Picnic

A beautiful picnic table top filled with modern ideas about picnicking.

The Modern Picnic Basket If you’ve ever asked a “non-camper” their perception of what you do on the weekends, you’ll often get answers that more closely resemble Yogi and Boo Boo in Jellystone than what your actual car camping experience ...

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EcoZoom Versa Rocket Stove: Review

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When it’s meal time at the campsite you’re generally dealing with either wood or propane. If it’s wood you’re either using a permanent fire pit or a portable wood burning stove. If your goal is to eat as soon as ...

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Wildo Camp-A-Box Complete: Review

We’re all familiar with the problem of too much camping gear. If you don’t make the right choices next thing you know you’re barely able to fit everything into the car for that “relaxing” weekend. This is especially true in ...

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Campfire Defender : Pro Camper Kit – Review

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You never want to look back and say to yourself, “Man, I wish I had a Campfire Defender.” When that moment comes, it’s too late. Something terrible and irreversible has already happened. The Campfire Defender is great insurance for any ...

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LifeStraw : Go Bottle – Review

lifestraw go review

There are not many things in camping … or in life, for that matter … that are inescapably universal to every single person who participates. Well … we found at least one that’s a for sure, bonafide must-have. Everybody needs ...

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Father’s Day Gift Guide for the Outdoor Dad

I think most fathers will agree with me … being a dad is good. Really good. Sure, there’s always going to be a hiccup here or there. You’re probably going to be barfed on, and you can count on anything ...

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Water Filter Buying Guide for Campers and Hikers

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Water, water everywhere you go, but not a drop to drink unless your packing a quality water filter. This is a vitally important piece of gear because you are literally trusting your health — perhaps even your life — to ...

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Buff Multifunctional UV Headwear – Review

At 50 Campfires, our mission is to get more people to spend more time outdoors to have more fun. Sure, camping is our main thing, but when you really get down to it, what difference does it make what activity ...

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