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It's good to be on a shoestring with this girl

Meet Alyx Schwarz, the wild child creator behind Shoestring Adventures. We sat down with Alyx and asked her to tell us about her passion for the outdoors and how she’s making it easier and more affordable to get away.

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Let it flow

Even hockey players need time off the rink so we were pretty happy when San Jose Sharks’ defenseman Brent Burns turned to Fireside Provisions for a recent camping trip.

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Diary of a teenage backpacker

How does one begin a love affair with car-camping? Try backpacking. Here’s one girl’s first (and last) experience.

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A little Fireside chat with Founder Kip Clifton

Like most Bay Area start-ups, Fireside began on a horse farm. We asked founder Kip Clifton to dish a bit more on Fireside’s backstory—how he fell in love with the outdoors and what made him leave equity research for a simpler investment in artisanal trail mixes.

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Harmony Acres is the place for me

It’s not every day that you meet someone who grew up on a campground. For Mia, this fantasy became a reality when she was eight years old. Favorite chore? Bottle-feeding the raccoons, of course.

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Let's get together

The last few weeks have been rough ones for America. We’ve had moments of doubt, desperation, and heartache. Thankfully, we have the outdoors to revive us.