Camping Gear

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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GCI Outdoors : Eazy Chairs – Review

If you’ve ever been camping (follow us here), then you’ve likely encountered a “bag chair”. You know, the camping chairs that fold up and down – and easily pack into a carrying “bag.” If you’re anything like us, you probably ...

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Spikeball: Review

It’s hard to beat a good yard game and a few beers on a sunny summer afternoon. New games hit the market each year, and one that has received a lot of recognition lately is Spikeball. What It Is Spikeball ...

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The Perfect Bungee Cord – Review

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What can you say about bungee cords? How did we enjoy the outdoors … how did we survive … before we had them? Today bungee cords are as ubiquitous to camping as the microwave oven and the smart phone are ...

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Man Can : Picnic Kit – The ULTIMATE Refillable Growler – Review

If it’s happened to me once, it’s happened a thousand times. I’ll stop off at the local brewery on my way to meet up with some friends, and pick up a growler of craft beer to share with the crew. ...

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Camping Gear from the Hardware Store – that’s Great Hardware!

This was the fourth year that 50 Campfires made the trek out to the Las Vegas desert for the National Hardware Show. We spent our days bouncing from booth to booth, checking out the latest and greatest products designed for ...

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Briggs & Stratton P3000 Powersmart Inverter Generator : Review

I was having a conversation recently with one of the 50 Campfires editors. He is planning on selling his pull-behind camper. It isn’t that he doesn’t love using it, but rather because of an issue that many RV and pull-behind ...

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Coast Polysteel 600R: Review

The Coast Polysteel 600R is the newest member to the brand’s nearly indestructible line of waterproof flashlights. It’s the first one to provide more than just light. The Polysteel 600R comes with a rechargeable lithium ion battery pack that can ...

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Pnuma Waypoint All-Season Outdoor Pant: Review

It’s hard to find a pair of pants that can do it all.  Often times I’ll love the fabric, but there aren’t enough pockets. Or maybe there are plenty of pockets but none of them are zippered. And I almost ...

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