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21 Crave Worthy Cast Iron Desserts

Cast iron is one of the most time tested ways of cooking outdoors. It’s basically indestructible, and with some practice it can handle everything from frying bacon to baking cakes. That versatility is what makes it so popular with campers. ...

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Is a Double Sleeping Bag Worth It?

You’ve finally found the perfect adventure partner, and because you like to be oh-so-close, you’re thinking about getting a double sleeping bag. Is this the right move? Should you buy one so you can be entwined day and night? I’m ...

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The Kammok Roo Double Giveaway!

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The Gear Tie Giveaway!

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Work Sharp Knife And Tool Sharpener Giveaway!

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Tentsile UNA Tree Tent Giveaway!

Click HERE to read our review of the Tentsile UNA Tree Tent!

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The Wicklund Appalachian Adventure

Russell Wicklund is gearing up to hike the Appalachian Trail with his son, who is also named Russell. We’re going to follow them every step of the way. One of my favorite things about writing for 50 Campfires is meeting ...

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GCI PodRocker: Review

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On a recent 50 Campfires trip, I had the pleasure of spending an entire day waterfall hunting. We were in western North Carolina, and the concentration of waterfalls there is among the highest in the world – 250+ in one ...

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COAST PX250 Flashlight: Review

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The COAST PX250 flashlight might not have been designed with camping in mind, but I found that it was perfect camping and road tripping. First off, you have a powerful 650 lumen light focuses with a quick twist. It’s more ...

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12 Bones BBQ In Asheville Will Knock Your Socks Off

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Tender butts and sweet racks! While many locales claim to be the “home” of BBQ of one kind or another, the Carolinas may have the most legitimate stake. Particularly in North Carolina, BBQ is more of a way of life ...

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