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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts of interesting wood projects. You know what else he’s really good at? He knows how to build an ice-block igloo that [...]

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This Amphibious Bike Camper Is Kind Of Amazing

I’ve always been fascinated by amphibious vehicles. When I was 12 years old, I saw one of those amphibious cars pull up to the boat launch and zoom away on the lake. #Mindblown. Then a few years back, we had those jet ski ATV things [...]

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How To Handle A Fish After You Catch It

“I got one! I got one!” It’s the shout every companion of a new angler hopes to hear. It doesn’t matter how young or old, it’s an exclamation of pure excitement. Most of the fish you’ll target on early fishing adventures will be species known [...]

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5 Tips For Your First Night Teepee Camping

Teepee camping is something that I’ve been curious about for many years. I’ve always been attracted to the simplicity of the structure. They’re uncomplicated, but when set up correctly they’re incredibly robust and spacious inside. When you peruse the internet, you’ll see plenty of glamping [...]

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GCI PodRocker: Review

The GCI Pod Rocker is like sitting in a big, comfy catchers mitt. On a recent 50 Campfires trip, I had the pleasure of spending an entire day waterfall hunting. We were in western North Carolina, and the concentration of waterfalls there is among the [...]

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Hiking Into Glenwood Springs Colorado : Glenwood Hot Springs

Hike to Glenwood Springs … and Back Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a little town in a canyon where the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River converge. As you roll into town, you’ll wind through a 12-mile stretch called Glenwood Canyon, which was one of [...]

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23 Memories That Prove You Camped In The 1970s

Close your eyes! You’re wearing bright red puffy down vest and knock-off Ray-Ban sunglasses. Your nose is buried in that two-button electronic handheld baseball game powered by two D batteries. You, your sister, and little brother with the John Denver haircut are riding facing backward [...]

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6 Tips For Enjoying Winter Hammock Camping

In north woods, we don’t let a little thing like winter get in the way of camping enjoyment. We just adapt, gear up … and conquer. Hammock camping is the rage right now … for a lot of good reasons. A quick search of “hammock” [...]

Using a burger basket allows easy and infinite adjustment when cooking burgers over a campfire.

6 Secrets To Cooking Great Hamburgers Over A Campfire

What’s your definition of a great hamburger? Everyone has their own tastes, but responses to that question pretty much universally include “juicy”, “char marks”, and “smoky.” While the hamburger is considered a “simple” food, achieving ground beef perfection is anything but simple. Grilling great hamburgers over a [...]

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Where To Find Fish in Streams and Small Rivers

Some of the biggest differences between fishing still waters like lakes and ponds and flowing waters like rivers, streams, and creeks are locations where you’ll most likely find the fish. In flowing waters, fish frequently seek out places where they can get a break from [...]

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Build An Ice Block Igloo: Step-by-Step Instructions

Aaron Cyr is a handy guy who lives in Manitoba, Canada. He owns Local Oak Wood & Supply Co. where he makes all sorts [...]

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This Amphibious Bike Camper Is Kind Of Amazing

I’ve always been fascinated by amphibious vehicles. When I was 12 years old, I saw one of those amphibious cars pull up to the [...]

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How To Handle A Fish After You Catch It

“I got one! I got one!” It’s the shout every companion of a new angler hopes to hear. It doesn’t matter how young or [...]

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5 Tips For Your First Night Teepee Camping

Teepee camping is something that I’ve been curious about for many years. I’ve always been attracted to the simplicity of the structure. They’re uncomplicated, [...]

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GCI PodRocker: Review

The GCI Pod Rocker is like sitting in a big, comfy catchers mitt. On a recent 50 Campfires trip, I had the pleasure of [...]

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Hiking Into Glenwood Springs Colorado : Glenwood Hot Springs

Hike to Glenwood Springs … and Back Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a little town in a canyon where the Colorado River and the Roaring [...]

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23 Memories That Prove You Camped In The 1970s

Close your eyes! You’re wearing bright red puffy down vest and knock-off Ray-Ban sunglasses. Your nose is buried in that two-button electronic handheld baseball [...]

Featured Articles

6 Tips For Enjoying Winter Hammock Camping

In north woods, we don’t let a little thing like winter get in the way of camping enjoyment. We just adapt, gear up … [...]

Using a burger basket allows easy and infinite adjustment when cooking burgers over a campfire.
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6 Secrets To Cooking Great Hamburgers Over A Campfire

What’s your definition of a great hamburger? Everyone has their own tastes, but responses to that question pretty much universally include “juicy”, “char marks”, and “smoky.” [...]

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Where To Find Fish in Streams and Small Rivers

Some of the biggest differences between fishing still waters like lakes and ponds and flowing waters like rivers, streams, and creeks are locations where [...]

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