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Klymit Insulated Hammock V: Review

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Cold Butt Syndrome (CBS) is the biggest challenge to sleeping in a hammock year around. What is it? Well, to stay warm you need to trap air. It doesn’t matter if it’s a sleeping bag or a jacket. Trapping air ...

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Turn Your Ride Into A Instant Chill Zone With This SUV Air Mattress

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We’ve all envied those pictures of the cool Volkswagen vans on the beach with the back open, right? I know I have, and it always looks heaven to me. I’m not going to be buying another Westfalia anytime soon so ...

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Kammock Kuhli Rain Tarp: Review

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 A good tarp can make or break a weekend.  Some of the best camping trips I’ve had have been rainy ones. The only reason that’s true is because we always take the time to put up a large tarp, so ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The Nozipp Sleeping Bag

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Nozipp Sleeping Bag When the 50 Campfires team shares a fire, it’s amazing what truths are discovered. One is that we share common nightmares … especially ones  centering on sleeping bags that won’t ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The Klymit Hammock V

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Klymit Hammock V It’s not hard to be a fan of camping hammocks. Maybe it’s simply swaying in the breeze. Perhaps the attraction is sleeping closer to the stars when you’re under ...

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Gear Of The Year 2016: The Grand Trunk Hammock Compatible Sleeping Bag

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The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Grand Trunk Hammock Compatible Sleeping Bag Camping in a hammock is supposed to be the ultimate in simplicity. Pull up to a campsite, hang your hammock, enjoy camping with the knowledge you ...

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Sleep

You know the feeling. You’ve been wandering around the department store for the past 2 hours. Reading packaging…picking up items…putting them back down. It’s almost like the holiday gift-buying season is some bizarre stress test that’s designed to take you ...

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Portland Woolen Mills Hiking Quilt: Review

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We recently spent a week in Oregon and had an opportunity to try out an exciting new product from Portland Woolen Mills. They call it a hiking quilt, and it’s unlike any sleeping bag you’ve ever used, because it’s lined ...

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Swing In Style With Grand Trunk Hammocks

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Grand Trunk Hammocks make you look good while doing nothing. Hammocks are gaining in popularity every year. This mad dash to chill out means that you might see hundreds of hammocks scattered around your town on an Saturday stroll. With that many hammocks ...

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NEMO Equipment Wagontop 8p Tent Review

Sometime around the middle of May, I decided that I was going to take my entire family of four camping for Fourth of July weekend. My wife, my six year old son, my three year old daughter and our two ...

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