Camping Gear

The Best Camping Gear for Dogs

Taking your furry four-legged friend camping means more than tossing an extra blanket in the car. Take our word for it, we’ve learned from experience. Here at the 50 Campfires base camp, our dogs get more excited about camping than we ...

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Northern Tool Kindling Cracker: Review

northern tool kindling cracker

The most dangerous part of the campfire isn’t the fire. Once it gets going, a campfire is pretty safe. I’d argue that cutting kindling is the most dangerous part. The quickest way to get a fire going is to have ...

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Mokuyobi Threads – Take The Fun With You!

Alright, let’s face it. You like being a bit different. Standing out from the crowd is something that you’ve embraced, and in many cases – the crowd has ended up following you. You value quality, and anytime that you can ...

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Dark Energy Poseidon Charger Review

Unlike nearly all of my colleagues on 50 Campfires, I’m not a “gadget guy.” When I’m outdoors for any pursuit, I’m likely to be found using at least one piece of gear as old as I am or older … ...

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Outdoor Hands Skin Therapy Cream Review

Every year like clockwork, my wife brings home the latest and greatest skin cream for me to try out. It’ll likely be something she saw a commercial for – or a product one of her coworkers recommended. It’s the time ...

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BioLite Is Ready To Get Soot Done

get soot done

Because 3 billion people cook over smoky, sooty fires every day, BioLite is going to… From now through December 11th BioLite is going to donate every dollar they make toward putting clean cookstoves into 50,000 homes in India and Sub-Saharan ...

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Daily Outdoor: 2015 Gear of the Year – Sleep

Daily Outdoor 2015 Gear of the Year Sleep

To catch all the 2015 Gear of the Year winners, click here. Nick and Clint announced the best gear in the sleep category starting with the Big Agnes: Chimney Creek 4 mtnGLO tent with built in LED lights. We love this tent because these ...

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Mountain Hardwear Snowzilla Jacket Review

When I tell people where I’m from, I often get the response “I’ve never been – it’s too cold there.” Sure, the upper Midwest isn’t for the faint of heart. The 3 months of summertime are often overshadowed by the ...

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EcoXGear EcoPebble Powerbank and Speaker Review

I’ll admit it. I’m a reformed audio purist. When I was in my mid-20’s, I was on a never ending quest for the perfect sound. I had pre-amps for my pre-amps, limiters for my amplifiers and headphones that were tuned ...

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50 Campfires Releases Editor’s 2015 Gear of The Year

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award Across Six Categories Minneapolis, MN: Today, within their monthly digital magazine and website, 50 Campfires released its annual Gear of The Year award, recognizing top-tier selections across categories of Sleep, Eat, Play, Wear, ...

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