This photo shows the Gerber 23.5" Axe sticking into a piece of firewood.

Gerber 23.5″ Axe Review

The Gerber 23.5" Axe is easily one of the best all-around camping and vehicle axes: Its price-to-value ratio is fantastic. Its head is heavy enough to bite into downed trees. The handle is long enough for some ...
This photo shows the REI Co-op Camp Roll Table outside at a camping spot.

REI Co-op Camp Roll Table Review

The REI Co-op Camp Roll Table is one of the best and most versatile tables for camping. Its aluminum-slat tabletop structure folds down small while retaining excellent rigidity and durability. To get us a cl...
This photo shows the REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 camping cot.

REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 Review

The REI Co-op Kingdom Cot 3 is an ultra-comfortable fully padded camping cot. It's long, wide and stable -- but not ultralight. To get Man Makes Fire a closer look, REI sent us a review unit. This is what we...
This image shows the Coleman Maverick Ultra Backpack Cooler near a lake.

Coleman Maverick Ultra Backpack Cooler Review

The Coleman Maverick Ultra Backpack Cooler is an inexpensive cooler that performs surprisingly well. It's relatively small and nimble but it includes two exterior mesh drink pockets, an exterior stash zippered ...
This photo shows the YETI Roadie 20 cooler outside.

YETI Roadie 20 Review: Small but Mighty

The YETI Roadie 20 is a small, high-quality rotomolded hard-sided cooler that's designed for day trips and weekend jaunts. At first glance, it seems like a poor choice compared to a lighter soft-sided cooler li...
This best camping gear photo shows a campfire with hot dogs roasting over it.

35 Best Camping Gifts Gear Guide 2018

Finding the best gifts for campers in 2018 might seem hard at first -- after all, camping fanatics have much of the gear they need for their weekend outdoor adventures. That's not game over, though: Campers hav...
This photo shows the Grizzly Kenai 45 cooler on a river bank.

Grizzly Kenai 45 Cooler Review

The Grizzly Kenai 45 is a new high-quality rotomolded hard-sided cooler that's made in America. The 45-quart design is large enough to make it versatile while its more affordable price point softens the investm...
This photo shows the Weber Go-Anywhere Gas Grill with steak and corn on the cob grilling.

Weber Go-Anywhere Gas Grill Review

The Weber Go-Anywhere Gas Grill is one of our favorite portable grills. It offers an astounding blend of usability with quality and cost -- as far as we're concerned, it's the least expensive grill that's worth...