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3 Great Card Games for Kids around the Campfire

Card Games for Kids Card games for kids are great for any camping trip. Unlike board games, cards games for kids are portable and easy to tuck away into your backpack. And you don’t have to remember to charge up batteries ...

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How to Pick Your First Telescope in 3 Easy Steps

Your First Telescope Given the different makes and models available, choosing your first telescope can be a daunting task!  Let 50 Campfires walk through it with you step by step! Step 1. Think about what you’d like to see with your ...

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17 Awesome Summer Swim Floats

swim floats

After a long day of hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or whatever it may be, there’s no better way to cool off from the scorching sun than a little lounging in the lake. This summer, swim floats are taking social ...

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Why Pokemon GO Is The Best Thing That Could Have Happened To Gaming

pokemon go

If it gets people off the couch and out exploring, it’s a good thing. This is what we’ve always said at 50 Campfires, and it holds true for Pokemon GO. Before we get into that, let’s answer a few other ...

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The Oru Folding Kayak Is Perfect For The City Dweller

The Oru Folding Kayak made a big splash in the paddling community when they launched on Kickstarter three years ago. I probably wasn’t the only person who thought, “pretty sure this won’t work.” It looked too surreal to me. Really? ...

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The Lunatec Aquabot Is A Blast

Lunatec Aquabot

The Lunatec Aquabot is a different approach to a water bottle. A lot of water bottles come through the office here and, while I have my favorites, they all function the same. You put water in them and then manipulate ...

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Mokuyobi Threads – Take The Fun With You!

Alright, let’s face it. You like being a bit different. Standing out from the crowd is something that you’ve embraced, and in many cases – the crowd has ended up following you. You value quality, and anytime that you can ...

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EcoXGear EcoPebble Powerbank and Speaker Review

I’ll admit it. I’m a reformed audio purist. When I was in my mid-20’s, I was on a never ending quest for the perfect sound. I had pre-amps for my pre-amps, limiters for my amplifiers and headphones that were tuned ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Sport

Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Sport

There are a lot of reasons to buy an inflatable kayak. The main reason of course, is storage. Many outdoor adventurers simply don’t have space to store a kayak between adventures or a good way to transport it to the ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Onewheel

Onewheel

It wasn’t too long ago the idea of gliding over the hills and open prairies with an electric board beneath your feet was something from a science fiction novel, or at the very least, something you might see on an ...

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