Matt Charnock

"We find ourselves, and our shared humanity, through stories." SF transplant, Starbucks gypsy. Outdoorsman by heart, barefoot by choice.

Camp Responsibly With the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

Do you go outside? Then you should know (and practice!) the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace. Hipcamp's mission is…

1 year ago

#NATUREALERT: The Super Guide to the 2019 Wildflower Super Bloom

Pack your bags—a Super Bloom has begun in the west and will likely occur for the next couple months with…

1 year ago

Relax and Unwind: 3 of the Best Hot Springs in Texas to Help You De-Stress

Summers aren’t the only thing that runs hot in Texas; the state, too, has more than its fair share of…

2 years ago

#NATUREALERT: A Massive Migration of Butterflies is Coming Through Northern California and Oregon

As if this upcoming spring’s Super Bloom wasn’t enough, California's also in the midst of another extraordinary, incredibly rare natural…

2 years ago

7 of the Best Natural Swimming Holes to Help You Cool Off in Texas

Texas is known for its scorching summers; a three to four-month span of the year where seat belts double as…

2 years ago

Round ’em Up: Our Favorite Go-to Texas-based Outdoor Brands

Texas is both a mecca and touchstone for the outdoor industry. With tech-epicenters and entrepreneurial hubs like Austin and DFW,…

2 years ago

Get Outside (and Learn): The Top Texas Outdoor Education Programs

Getting outside is important for a litany of reasons, regardless of how old you are. Research shows that people that…

2 years ago