Camping Gear

Twisted Chef Grill Mats — Campsite “Natural”

Twisted Chef Grill Mats

The Twisted Chef Grill Mats are another piece of camp cooking gear that I never thought I needed … until I used them. Now, there will always be at least one rolled up with my camping stuff, ready to cook. ...

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Why Pokemon GO Is The Best Thing That Could Have Happened To Gaming

pokemon go

If it gets people off the couch and out exploring, it’s a good thing. This is what we’ve always said at 50 Campfires, and it holds true for Pokemon GO. Before we get into that, let’s answer a few other ...

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Beat The Heat With The Latest Cooling Gear

evaporative cooling gear

Ever dip your hat or t-shirt in the water to stay cool on a blistering day? It works because as the water dries it pull latent heat off the body with it. It’s a simple process known as evaporative cooling, ...

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NEMO Equipment Wagontop 8p Tent Review

Sometime around the middle of May, I decided that I was going to take my entire family of four camping for Fourth of July weekend. My wife, my six year old son, my three year old daughter and our two ...

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Pop Up Tents and Cabanas – Sun Protection

Feature photo courtesy of Coleman Don’t get us wrong, the 50 Campfires team loves spending time in the sun, it’s one of the many perks to being outdoors! But we’re smart enough to know the importance of monitoring how much ...

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Should You Buy A Lamzac Hangout?

lamzac hangout

Is the Lamzac Hangout worth $79? You’ve seen that “weird inflatable thing” all over the web for the past few months, and you’re wondering if you need one, aren’t you? I’ll tell you what I thought of the Lamzac Hangout ...

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Sun Protection Gear

Summer has arrived, and while the sun is shining bright, it’s the perfect time to highlight July as UV Safety Awareness Month! The 50 Campfires team is here to remind you all about the dangers of exposure to ultraviolet radiation ...

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Essential Bike Touring Gear From The Katy Trail

“Could I get a quick picture of the bike touring gear you won’t leave home without?” I recently had a chance to bike the Katy Trail in Missouri, and had fun asking other bikers this simple question. Some people were ...

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9 Photo Apps to Make You the Ultimate Photographer

Many of us don’t carry around the big bulky DSLRs on our camping trips, which is why it’s important to make the most out of the camera you likely will have on you most of the time, the one built ...

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Altra Olympus 2 Trail Shoes Review

Altra Olympus 2 Trail Shoes Review image

If you were going to build a pair of shoes, but didn’t really “know” anything about it, what would be your first step? I think I would probably put a heavy piece of paper down on the ground and use ...

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