Camping Gear

5 Ways to Build a Campfire You Need to Know

5 Campfire building techniques

Did you know that how you build your campfire influences its output of heat, the cooking coals it will produce, how long it will burn, and the ease of replenishing it? Well, you will in the next couple of minutes. ...

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Go Pro Users Heads Up: 5 Common Reasons For Data Loss

By David Zimmerman, CEO of LC Technology Pulling the card out while it is in use. Whether it is in the camera or in a reader attached to the computer, pulling the card before it is finished being written will ...

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Festival Camping Gear

Finally, festival season is here! Here’s to good music, awesome friends, and cold drinks to battle the sun! But before you get started, make sure you have the right gear to make each and every one of your trips as ...

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Camping Stuff … from the Hardware Store

What’s in a name? Well, a lot actually. Especially in this age of one-up-man-ship when so many find it important to have the right name on their gear. And where you bought it is just as important as what they ...

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Zip Premium All Purpose Firestarter: Review

zip premium all purpose firestarter

I have a fire pit at home and one of my favorite things to do is to have a brat and a beer after work (ok, mostly the beer). I want to relax and eat some good food and that’s ...

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Zip 2 in 1 Wood Firestarter: Review

Zip 2 in 1 wood firestarter

There are times when I want a fire to be a one step process. Usually it’s when I have guests over and decide to have a fire last minute. If I’m busy making appetizers or cocktails I’d prefer to pile ...

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Trayvax Element Mississippi Mud: Review

Trayvax Element Review

I’ve had the same wallet for over 10 years. To be honest, I never thought about replacing it. Sure the stitching around the leather was separating, and it lost its “new finish” but it was still “functional” if not at ...

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Stansport Privacy Shelter: Review

Stansport privacy shelter

There is a lake about a mile from the 50 Campfires office, and on a hot August day I’ve often wanted to go swimming over the lunch hour. The problem? There isn’t a place to change! Something as simple as ...

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Zip S’Morezy Roasting Log: Review

Zip Z'Morezy Roasting Log

Every one loves S’mores. It’s a campfire treat that is guaranteed to put a smile on your child’s face regardless of how, when or where the S’more happens. A campfire is hands down the best way to have a S’more. ...

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Fox River Adventure Cross Terrain: Review

Fox River Adventure Cross Terrain

For years I subscribed to the thought that all socks are the same. I was wrong. You truly don’t understand the difference between high-quality socks and the stuff you buy 10-to-a-pack at the department store. Wearing the Fox River Adventure ...

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