Camping Gear

Victorinox Swiss Army Altmont Active Backpacks: Review

One thing I like to see from gear is an ability to function in any environment. This so-called “town-to-trail” gear is my preference because on the weekend I tend to play it by ear (if possible) and usually have no idea ...

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In The Desert You Become Water Aware

In Death Valley's Badwater Basin every inch is covered in salt. You bring your own water.

It doesn’t take much travel in the desert to realize what makes it a different camping experience. You quickly become water aware. At every campsite, at every gas fill up, at every roadside attraction you instinctively eye up the scene ...

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COAST PX100 UV Flashlight Review

Growing up in the Midwest, I’ve had little-to-no experience with camping in the desert. In my mind, it was a place where snakes and robots lived (thanks, Star Wars). So, when I had the opportunity to venture out into the ...

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COAST HX4 Clip-On Light Review

If we told you that we only had a “few” lights that we take camping and hiking with us, we’d be lying. The truth is, we’ve got the “right” light for just about any situation. We’ve got headlamps that are ...

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MyPakage : Support Your Next Adventure

Let’s face it. Guys rarely talk about their underwear. We’re taught at a young age how to change them, but beyond that – they’re generally ignored until there’s a problem. Well, I’m here to tell you that you likely have ...

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50 Campfires Staff Picks: REI Holiday 2017

The ultimate ease in shopping for holiday gifts is when you can find top-quality equipment, perfect for each man, woman, boy, girl, sister, brother, mom, dad, cousin, co-worker or anyone else on your holiday list – at great prices – ...

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21 Gifts For The Outdoor Foodie On Your List

VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY 8” FIBROX PRO CHEF KNIFE $44.95   If you only have one cooking knife in your camp box … or even your home kitchen … this is the one to have. The design and 8-inch blade are ...

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15 Gifts To Blow Your Tech Junkie’s Mind

Tech junkies can be notoriously hard to impress. So the 50 Campfires crew searched far and wide to come up with this list of ideas for outdoor related gifts that will get the attention of technology buffs on your holiday ...

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20 Outdoor Upgrades That’ll Make Next Camping Season the Best Ever

Every item in this list makes for a great gift for someone else, but you’ll enjoy your own camping even more with any of these items added to your kit as well! Generosity is a virtue, but there comes a ...

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12 Outdoor Gifts That Make Great Stocking Stuffers

A Christmas stocking hung outdoors on a tree trunk.

Whether you just need “one more thing” to balance out the gift lists between the kids or you have a whole raft of folks on the “nice list” with stockings to fill, these outdoor gifts are perfect choices. They’re small ...

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