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Sweet Sounds of the Night

Music is the glue that holds our camping trips together. Whether we are sitting around the fire, playing games or having a cold drink, having our favorite playlist rocking provides the context to which everything else happens. In our opinion, ...

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UTOPiAfest VII, Texas


This September from the 4-6th in the wonderful small town of Utopia, Texas holds one of the most unique music festivals of the year. With mind-blowing musical performances and countryside sunsets on the 1,000-acre Four Sisters Ranch, UTOPiAfest VII is ...

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How To Build A Sundial With Your Kids

how to make a sundial

“Hey kids, how did people tell time before smart phones?” “That’s easy Mom, watches.” “How did they tell time before we had watches?” “Um….” I love the idea of building a working sundial in this digital age we live in. ...

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Can I Really Get All My Vitamin D From The Sun?

vitamin d

You hear people say it all the time, “Gotta head outside and get my Vitamin D!” What’s really happening when you soak up the sun? Are you really getting vitamin D? How much do you need? We’ve set out to ...

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Grilling With The Sun

GoSun Sport Solar Cooker

If someone were to tell you they could prepare a delicious meal using only the power of the sun in 20 minutes, would you believe them? Before GoSun, the answer would most likely be no. Now, the answer is yes! ...

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Top 10 Outdoorsy States

The United States’ incredible landscapes, peaks, valleys, roving rivers, and gleaming beaches make us proud to call this place “home.” We hike; we climb; we wander this great continent, and still: we can’t get to everything, no matter how hard ...

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Summer Hiking Expedition : Gear

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get your hiking boots on to take a gander outdoors. We have our list of essentials to bring on an up-coming expedition to make the trip great. What’s on your essential list? ...

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10 Best Father’s Day Gifts For The Outdoor Dad

Father's Day Gifts

Forgot dad’s day is coming up? Nothing ordered? Nothing planned? Chill! 50 Campfires has you covered. If you’re looking for the perfect gift, we have 10 of the best Father’s Day gifts for the outdoor dad, just a couple of ...

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On The Line: Will Jenkins From Full Curl Brand

Full Curl Brand

  We had the pleasure of getting in touch with a Minnesota native and outdoorsman, Will Jenkins about his clothing brand, Full Curl. With design inspiration from the iconic adult ram, Full Curl is fit for anyone who enjoys the ...

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Camping Bonnaroo : Interview with Bonnaroo Chris

We had the chance to gather some insight on festival camping from a true expert himself. Chris Alexander, better known as, “Bonnaroo Chris” gave us all the inside secrets to the Bonnaroo festival located in Manchester, Tennessee. Bonnaroo is one ...

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