Ramble, based in Colorado, is a collective of diverse individuals who share a common purpose: to create remarkable outdoor experiences that foster inclusivity. Our team comprises outdoor enthusiasts, weekend adventurers, innovative thinkers, visionary leaders, and catalysts for change. Together, we strive to transform the outdoors into a welcoming and hospitable space for all.

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Traditional RV park


Our founder, Matt Oesterle, took a road trip with his family and stayed in traditional parking-lot-style campgrounds for the first time. Compared to his many experiences backpacking and camping in more remote places, he found the experience of being on top of each other in paved parking lots to be terrible and lacked the experience of being in nature.


This turn of events led to conversations with outdoor-minded friends and family and the insight that there wasn’t a great national brand with nature-focused campgrounds. The result was Ramble, born in an effort to bring a great outdoor camping experience to all Americans.


Matt Oesterle, founder of Ramble


Team marking surveyed areas at Ramble at Great Sand Dunes campground


With an amazing initial team in place, Ramble breaks ground in Mosca, Colorado to begin construction and turn vision into reality.


The grand opening of our flagship campground — Ramble at Great Sand Dunes National Park in Mosca, Colorado. Meanwhile, we’re developing additional locations including Mesa Verde National Park and Buena Vista.


Sangre de Cristo mountain range


U.S. Map at night


You can expect a Ramble campground within an hour of every metropolitan city within the United States. Each will be designed to accommodate various camping experiences and be inhabited by a diverse, welcoming and environmentally focused group of humans.



We work in partnership with exceptional individuals who are passionately leveraging their potential to influence the outdoor industry and community. Their journeys, narratives, and personal successes fuel the evolution of outdoor recreation. Our commitment to uplift our community and camping enthusiasts worldwide is demonstrated through our support for their endeavors.

Phil Henderson, Brand Ambassador at Ramble

Phil Henderson

A native of California, Philip has worked in the outdoor industry for almost three decades. His passion for outdoor recreation, education and climbing has provided him with opportunities to travel and climb around the world. He has been on several major expeditions including Everest, Denali, Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya. Most recently, in May 2022, he led the first all African American expedition team to successfully summit Mount Everest.

As an educator he has assisted in training guides, rangers and porters on several expeditions. In 2012 Philip was a member and team leader of the North Face/National Geographic Everest Education Expedition, became one of few African Americans to summit Denali in 2013 and led an all African American ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro in 2018. He is the recipient of the Outdoor Afro 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.



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