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Gear Of The Year 2020

50 campfires gear of the year

Gear Of The Year 2020 is here! We took a hard look at all of the gear we saw this year and decided which ones had the most impact. In years past, we’ve sometimes awarded Gear Of The Year to ...

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The Making of Gear of the Year – 2017

This year's gear of the year physical awards are works of art handcrafted from reclaimed timber.

Gear is the lifeblood of the 50 Campfires office. There is seldom a week that goes by during which we’re not unboxing the latest and greatest something. We’re blessed with the fairly unique opportunity of demo’ing, testing, and abusing some ...

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50 Campfires Releases Editor’s 2015 Gear of The Year

The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award Across Six Categories Minneapolis, MN: Today, within their monthly digital magazine and website, 50 Campfires released its annual Gear of The Year award, recognizing top-tier selections across categories of Sleep, Eat, Play, Wear, ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Camp Chef Pocket Puff Iron

camp chef pocket puff iron

If you like pancakes and popovers, you’ll love ebleskivers. They are small ball-shaped pastries that originated in Denmark. They’re cooked with a special pan that has hemispherical indentations. They can be made either sweet or savory, and are traditionally prepared ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: GSI Aluminum Dutch Ovens

GSI Aluminum Dutch Ovens

At 50 Campfires we appreciate gear melding ultimate outdoor tradition with ultimate state-of-the-science technology. It represents the best of old and new. Few pieces of camp cooking gear are more traditional that the Dutch Oven. Think of “camp food” and ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit

Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen Kit

The last thing you want to do before your next camping trip is go through your kitchen drawer trying to find knives, cutting boards, sharpeners, and other kitchen gear for your trip. Stop the madness! A this kitchen set to ...

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Gear of the Year Awards 2015: Mountain House Dehydrated Entrees

Mountain House Dehydrated Entrees

Sometimes, when we’re camping, the last thing we want to worry about is cooking a hot meal for our friends and family. There are times when we get done with a long day of outdoor fun and we just want ...

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50 Campfires To Hand Out Awards At The National Hardware Show

National Hardware Show

The first National Hardware Show took place in New York City in 1945. It has grown every year since then, and now has over 2,500 exhibitors across 15 different categories. You’ll find everything from coolers to bluetooth speakers to tents, ...

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Gear Of The Year: OneLog Fire

onelog fire

2014 Gear Of The Year: OneLog Fire There is just something about sitting around a fire – big or small. That flame seems to hold special powers, allowing us to relax and enjoy the time spent with nature. Campfires are ...

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Gear Of The Year: Solo Stove

2014 Gear Of The Year: Solo Stove On a crisp Fall morning, we rolled out of our tent in desperate need of a warm cup of coffee. You know that feeling. After 20 minutes of gathering tinder, lighting the wood ...

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