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The Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit Is Incredibly Versatile

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There are a handful of portable fire pits on the market these days, but most of them fall short. They’re too small to generate enough heat for a group, and frankly, many of them look unsafe to me. One thing ...

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ViperSharp Ceramic Knife Sharpener: Review

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I’ve always loved sharpening knives, and in particular, I’ve always been fascinated with the sheer number of knife sharpening systems. In my experience, there isn’t a be all end all sharpener. It all depends on what type of sharpening you ...

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Tips For Backyard Camping With Kids

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Tips For Backyard Camping With Kids Giving your kids a sense of wonder and excitement about camping and the great outdoors when they’re still young is key to developing a lifetime love of nature. But sometimes it’s hard enough to ...

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Chill Systems Chiller: Review

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There are many times when I’m headed over to a friend’s house for a few drinks, and I don’t need a full-sized cooler. I’m looking for a grab-and-go solution, and the Chill Systems Chiller does an excellent job. It’s a ...

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Camp Chef Woodwind WiFi 24: Review

camp chef woodwind wifi 24

I’ve been a grilling fanatic for as long as I can remember. For the last ten years, I’d been using a traditional propane grill with a side burner, and I loved it. I’ve always been curious about pellet grills, so ...

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The Xero Shoes Aptos Is An Incredibly Comfortable Camp Shoe

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Xero Shoes is a company that’s been making minimalist footwear since 2009. This also happens the be the same year that the book Born To Run by Christopher McDougall hit the stands. I read it, and like many others, was ...

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Here’s Why We’re Excited About the Great American Outdoors Act

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Politics isn’t for everyone. In fact, it’s the reason why some of us spend so much time in the woods. But finally, there’s some good news out of DC that’ll make sure the woods are still there to run screaming ...

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This Amphibious Bike Camper Is Kind Of Amazing

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I’ve always been fascinated by amphibious vehicles. When I was 12 years old, I saw one of those amphibious cars pull up to the boat launch and zoom away on the lake. #Mindblown. Then a few years back, we had ...

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10 Tips For An Incredible Bike Picnic

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If there has ever been a summer for bike picnics, it’s this one. Many of the ways we usually recreate haven’t been available, but we still want to get outside to relax with friends. Bike picnics are the answer! Bikes ...

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ZOLEO Satellite Communicator: Review

ZOLEO Satellite Communicator

Perhaps one of the most common things said in the outdoor community is, “tell someone where you’re going, and when you’ll be back.” While this is excellent advice, it falls short for many. Accidents happen, and if you’re in an ...

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