Camping Gear

New SPOT X Now Connects With Bluetooth

The SPOT satellite messengers have rescued 6800+ people in the last ten years. That’s no small number, thanks to satellite messaging. Relying on a cellular signal when you’re hiking isn’t a foolproof plan. The Spot X communicator uses GPS satellites, ...

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The GCI Outdoor Freeform Zero Gravity Lounger: Review

person relaxing in camping chair

Zero gravity loungers have been around for a while now. They’re meant to distribute your weight evenly, ensuring maximum relaxation, and they’re effective. The fully reclined position reduces stress on your heart and increases blood circulation. Their design hasn’t changed ...

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What to Look for in a Winter Parka

what to look for in a winter parka

What to Look for in a Winter Parka As the first autumn leaves start to dry out and flutter to the ground, it’s important to be prepared for the cold winter weather that will soon be upon us. Hats, gloves, ...

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The Tremendous Two Ounce Bandicoot Headlamp

bandicoot headlamp

Knog is a neat little company based in Melbourne that makes a lot of biking gear that you should check out. Last year, they also started making a great headlamp called the Bandicoot. It’s a new style of headlamp that ...

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The MSR Trailshot Water Filter Is Ultralight And Effective

msr trailshot water filter

There’s a lot to love about the MSR Trailshot. It seems that every year we see a different take on portable water filters. And let’s be honest, they’re all great at filtering water. For the most part, they all take ...

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Best Multi-Tools For Camping

best multi-tools for camping

Best Multi-Tools For Camping Few camping tools are as useful as the trusty multi-tool. Whether you need a screwdriver, a can opener, a knife, or a pair of pliers. These reliable tools provide a variety of functions, so you can ...

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GCI Outdoor Master Cook Station: Review

GCI Outdoor master cook station

The GCI Outdoor Master Cook Station is every camp cook’s dream come true. On our last 50 Campfires Field Trip to the North Shore in Minnesota, we brought along the GCI Outdoor Master Cook Station. It’s a 70-inch wide counter ...

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The Coalatree Haswell Survival Knife Is Back

coalatree haswell survival knife

Five years ago Coalatree released a hand-forged survival knife in limited quantity and they sold out almost immediately. Why? Because it had that timeless look and feel that we all crave. It’s classic. It’s sturdy. It’s a knife that you ...

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Venom Steel Gloves: Review

Venom steel gloves review

There are plenty of dirty outdoor tasks that require dexterity. Cleaning my grill, changing the oil on my motorcycle, and emptying my firepit are all situations where I don’t want a thick pair of gloves. I have a box of ...

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Wiley X Sunglasses: Review

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I love a good product story, and that’s why I think Wiley X stands out among all of the other eyewear companies on the market. A U.S. veteran named Myles Freeman founded Wiley X in 1987. He knew that impact-resistant ...

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