Camping Gear

Hot Sauce Taste Test Along the Great River Road

Clint and Nick set up to taste a variety of hot sauce brands collected during the Field Trip Great River Road.

50 Campfires Hot Sauce Connoisseurs When it comes to culinary adventures, when you’re in the South … you taste test hot sauces. But 50 Campfires didn’t see the point of another “Who can eat the hottest hot sauce” kind of ...

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Gearing Up For Field Trip: Great River Road

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

One MAJOR requirement of all the gear tested on 50 Campfires Field Trip: Great River Road. It had to provide stellar performance in extreme heat and humidity. All of this equipment came through to keep the team as comfortable and ...

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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

ecozoom versa

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

campfire-defender

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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