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Gear of Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

in camp putting the gear to use on Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

Star gazing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, white-knuckle drive up Mount Washington, camp cooking, shopping spree at L.L. Bean, hunting down the world’s best s’mores, sunrise watching, hiking, hiking and more hiking. When you schedule a week this jam-packed full ...

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The Definitive Guide To Picaridin vs DEET

We’ve all grown up using DEET. You’d be hard pressed to find a camp box that that doesn’t have at least one can of OFF. In fact, it’s more likely that you find two or three: regular OFF, family OFF ...

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A Polarizing Topic – Latest, Greatest Sunglasses

I can remember my first trip into a mall sunglasses store in my late-teens. I wanted everything, and could afford nothing. Display upon display, filled with $200+ designer frames – encasing the latest and greatest UV and polarized lenses. In ...

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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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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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Gearing Up for Field Trip: Bourbon Trail

Clint and Nick sort and pack gear for 50 Campfires Field Trip: Bourbon Trail in Kentucky.

Experiences and equipment are the yin and yang of camping and road tripping. You won’t enjoy the experiences you’re out to collect if you don’t have the right gear supporting the adventure. And there’s no reason to have the right ...

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The Most Amazing Winter Activities List In The World

winter activities

You’re here because you want to try something new this winter. Well, my friend..you’ve come to the right place. Winter can be a drag! It’s cold. It’s long. You have friends who don’t want to go outside. You’re sick and ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: EcoVessel: Boulder

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the EcoVessel: Boulder. If the camping world has one thing covered in terms of selection, it’s systems for storing water. Walk down the camping aisle at your favorite outdoor retailer or browse ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: ThermaCELL ProFLEX Heavy Duty Heated Insoles

ThermaCELL ProFLEX

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for ThermaCELL ProFLEX Heavy Duty Heated Insoles. These heated insoles are considered the next generation of foot warming comfort. Yeah, we know you’re one tough cookie and all, but everyone loves warm toes ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2016: Camelbak Crux 3L Reservoir

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Camelbak Crux 3L Reservoir.. Camelbak’s new Cruz reservoirs are their way of letting customers know they are listening and even welcoming feedback. Customers wanted a reservoir that would deliver more water ...

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