Adventure Guide

By AFM Team – August 31, 2018

Firesong Ranch

(512) 399-1215  |
1020 Co Rd. 414, Spicewood, TX 78669

FireSong Ranch is the ultimate destination for those seeking adventure, restoration, and relaxation without the pressures of long-distance travel. Fifteen acres of pristine ranch in the Texas Hill Country pair with two unique and luxurious spaces, a casita and a glamping tent, to make FireSong a bucketlist retreat right in your backyard.

Ndotto, the glamping tent, is named after our fostered orphaned elephant in South Africa .It is an authentic, custom-designed, safari tent discreetly tucked away for a magical, one-of-a-kind romantic retreat. Within the confines of the canvas walls you’ll find yourself reconnecting with nature through the seamless blending of outdoor and indoor living. The entire area of this luxury tent is encompassed by one spacious room containing a king-sized bed, a plush living space, a contemporary kitchen, and breathtaking views. The rustic nature is accentuated by the smooth hardwood floors and finishes with luxurious touches at every turn including a modern fireplace and delicate hanging chandeliers. The bathroom is refined and polished with a soaking tub for relaxation and refreshment. Outside, in your private sanctuary, you’ll find a jacuzzi, outdoor shower, and stone fireplace.

Experiencing a couple of nights at FireSong Ranch will leave you with some of the best dreams you can remember. The incredible assault on your senses offers the feelings you long for but never have the opportunity to savor in one place.

Although you’ll feel as if you’re in Africa, FireSong Ranch is conveniently located near several Central Texas wineries, eateries, distilleries, hiking, zip lining, natural pools and Lake Travis. The fostered elephant is the symbol of the ranch, meaning “support.” FireSong embodies support by donating to Texas Foster Family Foundations.

Come enjoy, relax, restore, rejuvenate and give back to foster programs at FireSong Ranch.


From hammocks and blankets, to shelters and sleeping bags, local Austin company Kammok designs technical outdoor gear to elevate your camping experience. Texas’s go-to camping brand exists with a mission to build community and equip for life-changing adventure.

Kammok offers products designed for all campers. Whether you’re a seasoned backpacker or sleeping under the stars for the first time, their gear is both invitational and adventure-grade. Needing a gift? Swing by the gear shop to pick up gifts for graduations, holidays, weddings, or for someone new to the city. Planning your next adventure? Let the friendly Kammok team get you geared up with everything you need to stay above ground and having fun.

The Kammok HQ and flagship Gear Shop are located on 7th street in East Austin – stop by and get set for your next outdoor escape.


YETI was founded in Austin, TX in 2006 by two brothers, Roy and Ryan Seiders, who had one simple mission: build products they’d use every day if they existed. Products built for the serious outdoor enthusiast rather than for the mass-discount retailers. Products that could take the abuse they knew they’d put them through out in the field and on the water. Products that simply wouldn’t break. They decided early on that product innovation would come from necessity and firsthand experience. Today, YETI products perform when it matters most – whether that’s canoeing down the Colorado, chasing redfish on the Gulf coast, or just getting together with friends in the backyard.

Maybe tubing is more your scene. The YETI Tundra® 35 fits nicely in an inner tube, making it your perfect river companion. This cooler has up to two inches of PermaFrost™ Insulation and a rugged rotomolded construction for optimum adventure performance – durability and ice retention at its finest.

If you’re hitting the greenbelt, a state park, or planning a weekend trip to the beach, the Hopper® BackFlip™ 24 is what you need. It fuses durability and convenience with an easy-to-carry design. It’s our first cooler engineered to carry as a backpack, using the best tech of both worlds. Hopper BackFlip is designed to efficiently distribute weight, while the ergonomic shoulder straps make the journey more comfortable. It promises superior cold-holding, a 100% leakproof zipper, and a tough DryHide™ Shell that’s puncture-resistant. So, go ahead and trek to your favorite faraway fishing destination, this backpack cooler won’t slow you down.

Okay, okay, we know every adventure ends with a cold one (canned Rambler water, of course), and the YETI Colster® keeps cans and bottles as cold as science allows for as long as science allows. Standard 12 oz. cans and bottles fit like a glove – a glove with double-wall vacuum insulation. The Load-and-Lock™ Gasket secures your drink in place, and No Sweat™ Design keeps your hands dry while your drink stays cold. Rambler Coslter Slim Gasket available and sold separately.

Thunderbird Bars

Thunderbird Bars have been an Austin favorite for years. Founded here by local endurance athletes, these Real Food Bars are packed with superfoods such as Turmeric, Hemp Seeds, Goji Berries, and energizing Maca Root. Thunderbird Bars are made using only simple real food ingredients – fruits, nuts, seeds, spices and nothing else! They are the cleanest and best tasting bar on the market and all 10 flavors have ZERO ADDED SUGAR. They are unique in being both Paleo certified & Vegan; and of course, Non-GMO & Gluten Free. Did we mention they taste great and are nice & soft, yet don’t stick to your teeth or melt in the wrapper, making them ideal for the traveling athlete or a family hike. Visit or find us at grocers like Whole Foods, HEB and Wheatsville. Follow us @Thunderbirdbar


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The Large Pocket SPIBelt® (MSRP $22.99) is perfect for running, hiking, and other outdoor adventures! This SPIBelt® expands to hold adventure gear, such as: energy bars, headlamp, pocket knife, carabiners, gloves, or a mini first aid kit. The Large Pocket SPIBelt® is sleek and secure to ensure it will not bounce while on your trek and will even stay secure on your waist if you are mountain climbing or zip lining! Fitting waist sizes 25” through 47”, it makes carrying your necessities hassle-free. Embrace the SPIbelt® mantra #Freetobe and embark on your journey with all your needs safely kept at hand’s reach.

The Loop Running Supply

The best towels for adventuring are big and cozy. The Loop Towel is extra large at 34x60in, so long and wide enough for car seat coverage, full body wrapping, and laying out with your pup. Plus, it can moonlight as a makeshift changing room when you find yourself off the grid. The plush cotton terry adds a soft surface wherever you sit and brings a little warmth as you cool down. The fabric is super absorbent and quick-drying, making it perfect for drying off after a long hike or a post-Barton Springs plunge. It packs light and is durable enough for any fall adventure. Bonus — it’s made in the USA. $46, available in-store and online at



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