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The Making of Gear of the Year – 2017

This year's gear of the year physical awards are works of art handcrafted from reclaimed timber.

Gear is the lifeblood of the 50 Campfires office. There is seldom a week that goes by during which we’re not unboxing the latest and greatest something. We’re blessed with the fairly unique opportunity of demo’ing, testing, and abusing some ...

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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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