I'm ready for my kids to be long distance hikers. I realize they are still little (8, 6, and 4 years old) but I MISS hiking. Pre-kid and even when Rachel was little and would fit in a backpack, we would take a Saturday and do 8-13 mile hikes OVER mountain passes. It was glorious. Even better will be…
Get practical tips on packing your daypack for hiking with kids. There's also a free printable packing checklist to download to make getting out the door for family adventures quicker and easier. #printablechecklist #hikingwithkids
What hiking gear do you really need with hiking with kids? We give recommendations for all the best hiking gear for kids. We also share what we think is essential hiking gear and what's just a nice to have! Before hiking with kids, read this post.
As a general rule, the idea is to pack smart. Don’t pack more than you need as you’ll probably be the one carrying it all back, but do keep certain scenarios in mind like hunger, bathroom breaks, weather, etc.
How do you hike with kids?? Does hiking with your kids seem like an impossible task? Our family began hiking as a natural progression of our homeschooling and traveling lifestyle. A family hike doesn’t have to be impossible or overwhelming. Just like traveling with kids, it takes creative planning, practice, and determination, but the rewards are worth the work!
The best tips for hiking with kids. Includes a day pack essential packing list of what to bring, safety tips, hiking clothing and gear recommendations, tick protocol, and tricks for helping make hiking enjoyable for your family and children.