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What to Look For in a Camping Stove

When you’re deep in the woods, it’s important to find yourself the right stove. After all, no camping experience is complete without sharing a good meal with your friends. And no good meal is possible without a reliable stove that’s ...

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5 Reasons to Start Snowshoeing This Winter

When it comes to winter sports, most people think of skiing, snowboarding, or sledding. Maybe tubing comes to mind. But in recent years, the old-school art of snowshoeing has grown into a more popular pastime than ever. In the most ...

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5 Tips To Sleep Better at the Campsite

Nobody loves camping as much as we do. It’s a thoroughly engaging experience, without the distractions of phone calls, social media, and 24-hour news. It’s just you and the wilderness, with the soothing chirp of crickets to replace the urgent ...

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2019 Outdoor Gift Guide

Shopping for outdoor enthusiasts isn’t easy. They tend to be practical folks that buy gear when they need it. They’re also gearheads, so good luck finding a gadget that they haven’t seen or don’t already own. That’s why we put ...

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Rules For All 50 Campfires Sweepstakes

50 Campfires Sweepstakes Rules NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and ...

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Thanksgiving Camping Recipes With Barrett Family Wines

Thanksgiving recipes and wine pairing guide from Barrett Family Wines Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and whether you’re cooking at the campsite or in your kitchen, these recipes will surely delight! Each recipe was tested in the 50 Campfires ...

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5 Best Winter Boots For Men

5 Best Winter Boots For Men While our calendars still tell us it’s technically fall, there’s no denying that we’re right on winter’s doorstep. And that means if you’re not already geared up for slogging through the snow, you haven’t ...

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How to Insulate a Tent For Winter Camping

How to Insulate a Tent For Winter Camping So how do you keep warm when you’re camping on a cold, winter night? Here are a few tips for staying warm, dry, and comfortable. Clear the Ground First Before you even ...

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Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit: Review

The Fireside Outdoor Pop Up Fire Pit gets it right. I’ve tested a lot of portable firepits over the years for 50 Campfires, and I’m always looking for three things. First, they have to be easy to set up and ...

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Geocaching – What It Is And How To Get Started

Why wouldn’t you add a treasure hunt to your hike? Geocaching is a strange phenomenon. There are over three million geocaches hidden in 191 countries on all seven continents, yet I still meet people who have never heard of it. ...

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