Camping Tips

Is Winter Camping For You?

Winter Camping

Camping may be the quintessential summer activity but that doesn’t mean you have to hang up your tent when the weather gets cold. For the diehard campers among us, the weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day are simply not ...

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Dave Canterbury’s Bushcraft 101 Review

Bushcraft 101

Dave Canterbury’s Bushcraft 101 : A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival is an introductory to the outdoors for any beginner looking to get into bushcraft. If you have experience car camping, but aren’t familiar with the ins ...

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10 Winter Survival Hacks

10 Winter Survival Hacks for an Enjoyable Winter While we here at 50 Campfires are generally big fans of winter, we also know that it’s not always fun and games. The truth is that while winter can be stunningly beautiful ...

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5 Science Based Tips To Staying Warm

5 science based tips to staying warm

Thanks to the Polar Vortex last year I had to endure the coldest winter in my entire life. I threw boiling water in the air and watch it turn to mist – that’s cold. Summer is over and the fall ...

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Camping Tips: Using The 4 Camping Tote System

camping tote system

Having a way to organize all of your camping gear will make going camping more fun. We promise. There are certainly different ways to do it from using a shoe organizer to using the tride and true camp box. We ...

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Best Camping Games For A Rainy Day

Best Camping Games For A Rainy Day

To be human is to play games whether played at a kitchen or picnic table; in the backyard or in the wilderness; played alone or with others. Plan ahead when packing your gear and it’s game on at the camping ...

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River Beer Cooling

Trying to keep your beer cold for days at a time can pose a real struggle. Instead of letting your beer sit in luke warm water that was once ice, we have a simple trick for you to keep your ...

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Pack Your Tent Perfectly Every Time

how to pack your tent

You’re right, it does seem like common sense… However, I’ve been camping my whole life and just learned this from a coworker last week. Here’s the short conversation that made me feel like an idiot: Me: Why are you rolling it ...

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10 Camping Essentials For Every Camping Trip

10 Camping Essentials For Every Camping Trip

We are all busy people with limit time for the outdoors. Hopefully each camping trip proves to be a unique experience with any luck. There are many, many wonderful things that nature has to offer. Thats why you are here, ...

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Top Ten Camping Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Weekend

top ten camping mistakes

You’ve had the date set for five months – don’t sabotage your weekend with one of these top ten camping mistakes! Wanna take forty minutes setting up your tent? It’s easy to do if you don’t know how it works. ...

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