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National Geographic National Parks Books Have Something for Everyone

When Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National Park Service on August 25, 1916 – it would’ve been impossible for him to predict the then 35 National Parks and Monuments would grow to more than 400 over the ...

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The $6000 Custom Camper Van

For 6000 bucks, Adam Nawrot transformed an old NYPD surveillance van into his mobile home and photo studio. Adam was kind enough to share the pics of his process, demonstrating how to turn a 1997 Ford E-350 into the kind of custom camper van dreams ...

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Joule : Caffeine Bracelet (!?)

I believe there are two types of coffee drinkers in the world: those who enjoy the daily ritual of drinking coffee, and those who drink it simply as a way to ingest caffeine. If you consider yourself the latter option, ...

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Win The 50 Campfires Cold Weather Carry Kit

Cold Weather Carry

[promosimple id=”9012″] At 50 Campfires, we’re committed to getting more people outdoors more often. For awhile now, we have been thinking about commissioning a cold weather carry “kit” for winter outdoor adventurers, a combination of everyday carry items needed by people ...

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Auto Tips for the Cold: Never Get Stuck Again

Everything is going perfectly as you set off for an outdoor adventure. You watch the buildings slowly trade places with forests and fields as you get farther away from the city when, BAM! Your vehicle wobbles to a halt and ...

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Our Favorite Winter Dog Gear

Does your dog love playing in the snow and going on winter adventures with you? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best winter dog gear so that your pup can last longer and have more fun on those chilly outings. Sure, ...

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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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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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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Adventure Medical Ultralight/Watertight .5

Adventure Medical Ultralight/Watertight .5

A good first-aid kit is one of the first things on many campers’ shopping lists; a lot can happen out in the wilderness, from scraped knees to broken bones, and it pays to be prepared. Headquartered in the heart of ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: COAST Polysteel 400

COAST Polysteel 400

If you camp or play in an environment that puts constant stress on your equipment, then look no further than the COAST Polysteel line of flashlights. The middle size of the collection, the Polysteel 400 Flashlight is waterproof, drop proof, ...

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