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The Moonshade Beats The Heat Almost Anywhere

moonshade sun shelter

If there’s one thing we’re all in search of on a hot summer day, it’s shade. Sitting under a tree to avoid the sunshine can shave 15 degrees off your skin temperature, making for a much more relaxing afternoon. There ...

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Zebco 33 Review : A Timeless Fishing Reel

My earliest fishing memories are from a twelve-foot Lund with my sister and my Dad. It wasn’t a comfortable boat to fish from. There was no flat bottom, you were always tripping over the anchor (the front was the worst), ...

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Tentsile T-Mini Hammock Review

You’ve seen them…everywhere. Tentsile has been making tree tents, and garnering the cameras of photographers and Instagrammers everywhere. They’re just plain cool. Alongside their full lineup of tents, sits the often overlooked Tentsile T-Mini Hammock. It’s strange, on a lot ...

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Advanced Elements Ultralight Kayak : Review [VIDEO]

The Advanced Elements Ultralight Kayak is great for all ages and skill levels. I’ve been curious about inflatable kayaks for a long time. I love to paddle, and for much of my life, I simply didn’t have anywhere to store ...

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Mock One Hammock : Review

We were the first ones to get our hands on the Mock One Hammock for a sneak preview. I love hammocks. There just isn’t anything that I find to be as comfortable as swaying in the breeze in a nice ...

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GCI Roadtrip Rocker: Review

We’ve all sat in a rocking chair on a porch at some point and thought, “ah…this is the life.” Now you can get the same vibe at the campsite with the GCI Roadtrip Rocker. It’s a full sized rocking chair ...

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Ascend 128T and H10 Kayaks : Review

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On our last trip to Florida’s Nature Coast, we spent the week in two different Ascend kayaks. It was a glorious week of paddling and fishing, and we ended up liking different features on each of the two kayaks. Here’s ...

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Who the Heck Is Jack Wolfskin?

Who is Jack Wolfskin? Do you know Jack Wolfskin? You would think, if you’d met him, you’d remember a guy with an unusual name like that! So if the name doesn’t ring an immediate bell, you probably haven’t encountered him ...

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50 Campfires Staff Picks: REI Holiday 2017

The ultimate ease in shopping for holiday gifts is when you can find top-quality equipment, perfect for each man, woman, boy, girl, sister, brother, mom, dad, cousin, co-worker or anyone else on your holiday list – at great prices – ...

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15 Gifts To Blow Your Tech Junkie’s Mind

Tech junkies can be notoriously hard to impress. So the 50 Campfires crew searched far and wide to come up with this list of ideas for outdoor related gifts that will get the attention of technology buffs on your holiday ...

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