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Slumberjack Big Timber Pro 0: Review

Slumberjack Big Timber

Of all the pieces of camping equipment you purchase, this is one that you do not want to skimp out on. I can’t stress the importance of putting money into a really good sleeping bag. We all camp in a ...

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Slumberjack Daybreak 3: Review

A great tent is your insurance policy that no matter the weather you’ll have a great time camping. We live by certain camping “rules” at 50 Campfires. One of them is to never underestimate the importance of a good night’s ...

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What Is The Lamzac Hangout?

What wizardry is this? UPDATE July 7th – The Lamzac is finally here! Read our FULL REVIEW. So, what is this thing? The Lamzac Hangout is a large bag that you can fill with about 600 liters of air in ...

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Daily Outdoor: 2015 Gear of the Year – Sleep

Daily Outdoor 2015 Gear of the Year Sleep

To catch all the 2015 Gear of the Year winners, click here. Nick and Clint announced the best gear in the sleep category starting with the Big Agnes: Chimney Creek 4 mtnGLO tent with built in LED lights. We love this tent because these ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Kid-O-Bunk by Disc-O-Bed

Kid-O-Bunk by Disc-O-Bed

Last summer, we fell in love with the Disc-O-Bed–a full size, bunk cot system that’s become a staple of our car camping adventures. This past summer, when we were introduced to its smaller counterpart the Kid-O-Bed, we knew that they ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Lawson Hammock

Lawson Hammock

Hammocks have been around for more than 500 years. They were primarily made from rope, and the design didn’t change much for several hundred years. When nylon entered the scene, backpacking and camping with hammocks became much easier. Nylon hammocks ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Teton Sports Tracker +5°F Double-Wide

Teton Sports Tracker double wide

Camping as a couple can be a challenge, especially in cold weather, and it’s hard to snuggle when you and your partner are both cocooned in mummy bags, sliding around on separate sleeping pads. The ultra-light Teton Sports Tracker +5°F Double-Wide ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Big Agnes Chimney Creek 4 Lighted Tent

Big Agnes Chimney Creek 4 Lighted Tent

Most tents have a basic shape and similar features that have served us well. Occasionally a company comes along and shakes up how we have see and use a piece of gear and opens our eyes to a new level ...

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Tent Vs. Hammock Camping

camping techniques

With a million different camping methods to choose from including tents, hammocks, campers, RVs, yurts and more, it can be tough to choose which is best for you and your gang. Not to mention you need to consider camping locations, ...

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Slumberjack Sightline 2

Holiday Gift Guide

In our experience, most 2-person tents are never meant to hold more than one person, let alone the sleeping bag, pad, and gear that multiple campers bring to the site.  We found that the Slumberjack Sightline 2 is an exception to ...

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