News & Tips: Add Delicious Smoke Flavor to Your Camp Cooking (video)...

Add Delicious Smoke Flavor to Your Camp Cooking (video)

April 27, 2018
Part of what makes food cooked outdoors so especially delicious is the “smoke flavor” it takes on from cooking over a wood or charcoal fire. But to really absorb smoke, usually takes time – much…
News & Tips: Morel Mushroom Hunting Tips

Morel Mushroom Hunting Tips

April 2, 2018
The words turkey hunting and morel mushrooms go together just like peanut butter and jelly. For years turkey hunters have headed to the woods during the spring in chase of gobbling longbeards. If…
Mothers Day Gift Guide

10 Great Gifts for the Camping Lady in Your Life

March 21, 2018
If your wife, mom or special lady is an outdoor kind of gal, she’ll smile and say “thank you” if you bring her flowers, candy, a massage gift certificate, or simply a card. But if you look behind her…
fathers day gift guide

10 Great Gifts for the Camping Dad

March 21, 2018
It’s not too early to begin prodding your dad into providing some hints about what he wants for his Birthday or another gift giving day! But he never seems to give any hints...does he?!? The next…
Campfire Quiz

Are You a Campfire Super Hero? Take This Quiz to Find Out

March 14, 2018
At the core of every camping trip … of nearly every great outdoor experience, for that matter … is a campfire. That’s how 50 Campfires got its name – 50 states, 50 Campfires. So if you want to be the…
News & Tips: Camping: 10 Easy Steps to Making an Upside Down Fire (video)...

Camping: 10 Easy Steps to Making an Upside Down Fire (video)

January 29, 2018
There are many ways to go about building a campfire, but in the final result one is not much different from another. You light the fire, then especially during its earliest stages, it requires…
winterizing your rv

6 Tips for Winter Hammock Camping (video)

January 3, 2018
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…
winterizing your rv

6 Most Often Overlooked Steps in Winterizing Your Camper (video)

December 28, 2017
When you’re standing in the dealership in the spring making the deal on your new camper or RV, the thought of winterizing the rig is far away. In the excitement to hit the road and enjoy the great…
7 fire starting secrets

7 Fire Starting Secrets of Campfire Pros (video)

December 28, 2017
When you want to light a campfire, you want it to start quickly. Both bragging rights and practicality come into play. The best campers, woodsmen, and women, always seem to get the fire going with a…
Gift Guide for Car Campers

Gift Buying Guide for the Car Campers on Your List

December 20, 2017
In America, there are far more weekend car campers who camp within a few feet of their vehicles than there are “adventure campers” who put camp on their backs and hike off into the wilderness -…
Guide to dressing for warmth

50 Campfires Answers 6 Common Questions About Dressing for Cold Weather

November 17, 2017
While it seems like dressing in layers for cold weather is a simple process, each year people ask the same questions. Do I really lose more heat from my head? How exactly does wind chill affect me?…
News & Tips: Great Big Guide to Punkin Stuffin Recipe...

Great Big Guide to Punkin Stuffin Recipe

October 24, 2017
You’ve heard of the tur-duc-ken? The Punkin’ Stuffin’ ups this outdoor holiday cooking tradition to an entirely new level! Why just go with four layers in a tur-duc-ken recipe when you can have EIGHT…