Tag Archives: Camping

Camping Vs Glamping

What happens when two 50 Campfires contributors square off on topics and gear that matter in the camping world? Punches get thrown, voices get raised, cats and dogs living together, complete madness… Welcome to 50 Campfires Versus and camping vs ...

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Planning 2016 Camping Trips

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Some of us are better at upholding the old Boy Scout motto of “Be Prepared.” We’ve found that being prepared for camping, especially planning camping trips, is essential to get the most out of your camping season. Doesn’t it just ...

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Old Town Loon 111 Outfitter

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Here at 50 Campfires, we love getting out on the water. In our book, nothing beats a day out paddling on the lake. But not every voyage calls for our canoe, and sometimes we like to explore smaller waterways that ...

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Waterproof Tuff Truck Bags

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Pickup trucks are great for camping, they offer excellent off-roading capabilities, towing capacity, and most importantly, they have tons of cargo space so you can load in everything from tents to kayaks. But when inclement weather comes around, we’ve often ...

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Slumberjack Sightline 2

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In our experience, most 2-person tents are never meant to hold more than one person, let alone the sleeping bag, pad, and gear that multiple campers bring to the site.  We found that the Slumberjack Sightline 2 is an exception to ...

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Potable Aqua Pure Electrolytic Water Purifier

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When you’re out hiking in the mountains, that crystal clear stream may look safe to drink, but don’t bet on it. There is a big difference between the water you may come across out in the great outdoors and the ...

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Bertucci A-3P Sportsman Vintage Field

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The Bertucci A-3P Sportsman Vintage Field draws its inspiration from classic American outdoor gear design. Its built for those who seek a refined watch design combined with the hallmark traits of a traditional field watch – durability, versatility and performance. The ...

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Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope

Holiday Gift Guide

We broke out the Celestron AstroMaster 70AZ Telescope on a clear night up at the cabin, ready for an evening of stargazing.  After a no-fuss setup, we found that the AstroMaster tracked and moved smoothly with its Alt-Az control, and ...

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LifeStraw Products

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For our gift guide, we personally tested each of LifeStraw’s products, drinking from the grimiest ponds and streams we could find around the 50 Campfires basecamp.  We were amazed at the easy functionality of each filter, and the clean-tasting, odor-free ...

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Zippo All-Terrain Grill

When the going gets tough, the tough start looking for something good to eat, and the Zippo All-Terrain Grill is here to help. Fold it up and pack it in your car, or roll it out to your campsite with ...

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