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Gear of Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

Star gazing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, white-knuckle drive up Mount Washington, camp cooking, shopping spree at L.L. Bean, hunting down the world’s best s’mores, sunrise watching, hiking, hiking and more hiking. When you schedule a week this jam-packed full it has to be supported by stellar gear. The Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey definitely was!

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Nemo Fillo Camping Pillow

Field trip days are too precious to risk not getting a good nights sleep because of an uncomfortable pillow – or worse having none at all. The Nemo Fillo pillow combines an inch of foam and a 3-inch air bladder to offer supreme comfort in a package that stuffs down to the size of a large potato. It goes anywhere you want to go.

$39.92

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Nemo RIFF 30 Down Sleeping Bag

This is a 30-degree rated down sleeping bag that will keep you comfortable through a wide range of temperatures do to its unique Thermo Gills. Open and close them as required for more or less outside air circulation. The fill is 800 grams of Nikwax Hydrophobic Down.

$349.95

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Nemo Fillo HQ Travel Pillow

The wrap around design of this the Nemo Fillo HQ Travel pillow offers 360-degree support of your head – much better than the pillows you’ll find at the airport. It easily adjusts to different head and neck sizes and is unaffected by changes in altitude.

$49.95

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Nemo Astro Lite 25L Sleeping Pad

Lightweight and simple, the Astro series offers a plush 3 ½-inch thickness and baffles that run perpendicular to your body position for maximum comfort. The long sizing of this model is 76”x25”.

$99.95

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Altra Men’s Lone Peak 3.5 Running Shoes (Low)

Upgrade of the Altra best-seller, the 3.5 is even better. With drainage holes to keep feet dry, a 4-point gaiter system to keep dirt and rocks out, and upgraded mesh upper for enhanced durability. Conquer the gnarliest terrain with the full-cushioned Zero Drop platform, FootShape toe box, and MaxTrac. Trail Claw outsole.

$87.96 – $120.00

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Altra Men’s Lone Peak 3.5 Running Shoes (Mid)

All the benefits of the regular Lone Peak 3.5, but with the added ankle support of an ankle high hiker. Combined with its 4-point gaiter system to keep dirt and rocks out, this shoe is destined to become your favorite hiker of all time.

$130.00

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Patrol USA .32 Chore Pant

The .32 pan is a heavy weight and highly durable double knee canvas pant made from a 98 percent cotton and 2 percent spandex blend. The unique hybrid material delivers ideal stretch and comfort, providing style and utility. And, they are made in the U.S.A.

$120.00

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Zippo Tinder Shreds

Strands of pitchy, flammable pine dipped in wax for maximum waterproofness. The smallest spark or flame will ignite these shreds, and they’ll burn for several minutes to ignite your kindling and your fire. Great for campfires, wood stoves and fireplaces.

$4.95

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Zippo Mag Strike

Your survival kit should include at least three ways to start a fire, and the Zippo Mag Strike should be one of them. This ferro rod sends a jumbo shower of sparks to your tinder to get your fire going quickly in any conditions.

$14.95

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Zippo Nylon Paracord Pouch

This pouch is ready for anything. Designed with versatility in mind, this new pouch holds a standard-sized Zippo lighter (not included) and is made from 26 feet of woven nylon rope that can be used for countless emergency or survival situations.

$14.95

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Sawyer Picaridin Insect Repellent

Picaridin has taken the lead in a safe but effective alternative to DEET repellents. The Sawyer “Fisherman’s Formula” works to repel mosquitoes, ticks, and flies. The 20% formula is even safe for use during pregnancy and on kids as young as six months.

$4.49

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TravelChair Sleeprite Cot

Getting off the ground – even just six inches – takes a good night of sleep in camp to an entirely new level. Combined with a good sleeping pad, you may sleep better in camp than at home. The generous dimensions of the TravelChair Sleeprite Cot are 78”x30”x6” and supports an amazing 300 pounds.

$166.99

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COAST A8R &

A9R Inspection Penlights

Designed as inspection lights to ride in a shirt pocket (complete with pen clip), both the A8R and A9R work great in the outdoors, too, especially in situations where you don’t want to blow those around you out of the water with massive beams and maximum lumens. The beam from these penlights is perfectly circular and contained. If you’ll be stargazing with a telescope, this is the light you need to make your fine adjustments. The AR8 delivers one hours of runtime from a full charge on high, the AR9 delivers three hours on high.

$50.00 & $60.00

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COAST FL75 Headlamp

The FL75 has become a 50 Campfires Field Trip staple – part of the core gear we rely on no matter where the road trip takes us. It features the COAST Flex Charge Dual Power system, meaning the battery pack can be charged inside or outside the light, plus it can also run on standard alkaline batteries.

$105.00

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Bushnell GoTo North Star Reflector Telescope

The Bushnell North Star 675.4.5in Motorized GoTo Reflector Telescope with RVO is a quantum leap for the modern computerized telescopes. It offers the novice a plethora of views at the touch of a button, plus Bushnell’s Real Voice Output for clear verbal communications. Includes a remote handset with red illuminated LCD readout and red backlit buttons.

$328.99

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Bushnell Engage Roof Prism Binocular

Every camper’s kit ought to include binoculars. Good binocs are useful wherever you go. This is the kind of purchase you only make once, and you should shoot for the best quality you can afford. The Bushnell Engage 10×42 Binoculars fall in the middle price range, but deliver high-end optical quality that will serve you well for decades.

$359.99

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Goal Zero Sherpa 100 Solar Recharging Kit with Inverter

Designed to power all the gear in your kit, the Sherpa 100’s versatile array of ports include two ultra-fast, smart USBs for phones and tablets, a 12V port for lights, an innovative port specifically for laptops, and a detachable AC inverter for DSLR cameras. The Sherpa 100 recharges from the wall, car, or from the sun with the included Goal Zero’s Nomad 20 solar panel.

$661.30

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Goal Zero Venture 70 Recharger

The Venture 70 packs the power you need to keep those small devices, cameras and tablets charged no matter the elements. With an IPX67 weatherproof rating and 17,700mAh, the Venture will keep everything running smoothly. They feature Smart Charging Technology two USB ports capable of dishing out 2.4A at the same time and the smart charging sequence that optimizes output to match what’s plugged in to eliminate the damaging effects.

$149.99

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Victorinox Swiss Army VX Touring XL Duffel

Exceptionally lightweight, yet rugged, the VX Touring Expandable Duffel is terrific cross-over luggage whether you’re camping or traveling to urban destinations. It packs down well with both interior and exterior compression straps. Large wheels easily handle any terrain. Hard-side performance, but with soft-side packability and convenience.

$360.00

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Victorinox Swiss Army Men’s & Women’s I.N.O.X  Watches

Even when you’re unplugged, you need to know what time it is, and a watch on your wrist is the simplest, fastest, most convenient way to do it. And of course you still want to look good doing it. The I.N.O.X Carbon watch is the ultimate way to do just that. It’s nearly indestructible, waterproof to 200 meters, and comes with a paracord band – just in case.

$950.00 & $575.00

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Victorinox Swiss Army 8-inch Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife

If you have only one cooking knife in your camp box, this should be it. It is prized by home cooks and professional chefs alike for its comfortable, non-slip, ergonomic handle and for the optimal weight and balance its extra wide blade delivers. With a razor-sharp edge that rarely requires sharpening, this knife promises both ease and efficiency when slicing cooked and grilled meat or larger foods.

$46.50

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Darn Tough Men’s Hiker Micro Crew Cushion Socks

From day hikes to climbing Denali, this is the go-to sock for hikers seeking performance, comfort, and style; cushioning along the bottom of the foot provides perfect support and blister prevention. Made from 61% Merino wool, 36% nylon and 3% Lycra Spandex. Performance fit means no slipping, no bunching, no blisters. Unconditional lifetime warranty.

Starting at $12.95

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Darn Tough Vermont Women’s Merino Wool Micro Crew Cushion Socks

The ultimate and most popular hiking sock sized specifically for women. Features construction from 67 percent Merino Wool, 29 percent nylon, and 4 percent Lycra Spandex to provide the natural antimicrobial and antibacterial properties of Merino. True seamless construction for performance fit. And, of course, Darn Tough’s unconditional lifetime guarantee.

Starting at $12.95

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L.L. Bean Mountain Hoodie

A great mid-weight garment for hikers, cross-country skiers – anyone who’s active in the outdoor.

$59.00

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L.L. Bean Timberledge Zip-Off Pants

Bean improved the fint of their rugged 4-season men’s zip-off pants – with great lightweight moisture-wicking fabric and all the features hikers love, including UPF 50+ coverage.

$69.95

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L.L. Bean Basecamp Merino-Blend Tee

Merino wool is the choice of active outdoors types – literally from head to toe. The Bean Merino wool tee is performance ready and truly seasonless. Wear it along on warm days or as a layer in cooler weather.

$34.95

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Good To-Go Meals

Crafted by an Iron Chef award-winning chef, the entire line of Good To-Go foods is dehydrated – NOT freeze dried. Across the entire line of breakfasts and entrees, we have not found a single meal in their line-up we didn’t love. We’d gladly serve these at home, let alone any camping trip. These are 5-star eats.

Starting at $6.75

 

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