Camping Gear

Zippo Sunglasses: Review

If there’s one thing you need in the desert, it’s a good pair of shades – even in November. Coming from the Midwest in late Fall, we didn’t really have sunshine on the mind. Of
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Our Favorite Water Filter For Road Tripping

Bottled water is expensive and unnecessary. However, on a road trip, people buy it because there frankly aren’t any other options. What are you going to do? Shove your head under the bathroom fa
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Zippo Rechargeable Handwarmers: Review

The new Zippo 2-hour and 6-hour Rechargeable Handwarmers definitely fall into the category of town-to-trail gear we love. How do we know? We’ll we’ve tested them in both places. The trail
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Victorinox Altmont Active Backpacks: Review

One thing I like to see from gear is an ability to function in any environment. This so-called “town-to-trail” gear is my preference because on the weekend I tend to play it by ear (if pos
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Have You Considered Airbnb for Camping or Glamping?

In planning 50 Campfires’ Field Trip: Death Valley, we knew that at least part way through the trip, we’d want to find a place to get out of the omnipresent sand, dust, and wind for at least one night
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In The Desert You Become Water Aware

It doesn’t take much travel in the desert to realize what makes it a different camping experience. You quickly become water aware. At every campsite, at every gas fill up, at every roadside attraction
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