Camping Tips

10 Hiking Tips To Stay Safe In The Woods

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We all know that you’re supposed to tell someone where you’re going and when you’ll be back if you’re going to head out into the woods. The precautions shouldn’t stop there though. A little preparation goes a long way toward ...

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How To Build A Keyhole Fire

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We’ve seen it too many times. We’ll be camping with a self-proclaimed “grill master”. The fire is lit, and without delay – our rationed meal is sacrificed to the flames. What could have been a legendary meal cooked outdoors, is ...

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8 Tips for Managing Fall Dog Allergies

8 Tips for Managing Fall Dog Allergies

Just like their owners, dogs can show allergic symptoms when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances and allergens as dangerous. Fall dog allergies become problematic when your dog inhales or ingests allergens, or even when they come in contact with your ...

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Building the Perfect Campfire [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Building a campfire is part art, part science. There, arguably, isn’t a more salient turning point in our history than the control of fire. It allowed us to cook food and stay warm; expanding where we could live and increased ...

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2016 Meteor Shower Guide

2016 Meteor Shower Guide

To all the meteor shower fans out there, we’ve created a 2016 meteor shower guide of the remaining nighttime shows for the rest of 2016! If any of you are interested in learning more about meteor showers, especially if you know ...

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Fall Foliage Guide

Fall Foliage Guide

Unfortunately, many people do not take the time to seek out some of their area’s best fall colors and stick to going to a local park. Sure, anyone can simply wander around aimlessly looking for a small group of trees and call it ...

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What You Need To Know About Disaster Preparedness

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Don’t leave disaster preparedness on the back burner. Here at 50 Campfires we hope that you and your family are always safe and away from danger. Knowing about disaster preparedness is one of the keys to your family’s well-being when everything ...

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Protection Vs No Protection In The Outdoors

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Are You Protected? Many unfamiliar with the outdoors see it as a scary place but for those of who’ve spent any time outdoors know how amazing it can be. With that in mind, the debate of protection when hiking or ...

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3 Simple Tarp Shelters For The Campsite

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Rope. Tarp. Axe. These are three things that I always have with me when I’m camping. From taking a nap on the beach to keeping your gear dry, these items can be used together to do many useful things, including ...

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Camping with kids? Here’s a tip for keeping their milk ice cold.

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Like many parents, I bring milk along for my kids whenever we take a camping or road trip. Usually packing a gallon into our cooler, with the hopes that it’ll remain safe to drink over the course of our weekend. ...

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