Category Archives: Hiking

Sequoia National Park: Backpacking with Kids

Sequoia National Park conjours up images of majestic, awe-inspiring trees, famed as the largest in the world.  What isView full post »

Seeking Solitude: Whakapapaiti Valley, Tongariro National Park

This article was originally written for Tiny Big Adventure – an awesome company that we are proud to beView full post »

Pouakai Tarns Mt Taranaki

Tramping the Pouakai Circuit: Egmont National Park

Mt Taranaki (Egmont) stands proud midway down the coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is an extinct volcanoView full post »

fish lake backcountry cabin

Backcountry Hut Adventures with Kids

I am always keeping my eyes and ears open for family-friendly adventures.  I have a filing box in my brain for theseView full post »

Family of hikers beside Upper Elk Lake

5 Tips for Choosing a Suitable Backpacking Trip for your Family

SO! ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT TRYING A BACKPACKING TRIP WITH YOUR KID(S)? It will truly be worth the effort.  Promise.View full post »

Nearing the summit of 3 sisters fernie

A Smorgasboard of Hiking Trails in Fernie: Freedom Challenge 2016

I already mentioned how this summer is not what I hoped for.  But one thing that has been awesome for me personally, isView full post »

Hike Mt Proctor Fernie

Hiking in Fernie: Mt Proctor

Mount Proctor is one of the peaks that surrounds the alpine town of Fernie.  It can get a little overlooked because theView full post »

Bisaro Cave, Three Sisters Hike

Hiking in Fernie: The 3 Sister’s

If you are in the East Kootenay’s, and looking for a challenging day hike, with the rewards of a spectacularView full post »

Child climbing at Goblin State Park

Seeing Arches National Park. Experiencing Goblin State Park.

I have been having a little debate with myself over these last few weeks about the difference betweenView full post »

Hiking Little Wild Horse Canyon

Hiking Little Wild Horse Canyon, Utah

Slot canyons are a specialty of Utah, and something we wanted to experience while visiting.  Little Wild Horse CanyonView full post »

kid mountain biking

Hike ‘n Bike at Premier Lake

Flexible and Innovative.  Two words that I believe sum up our ability to get into the outdoors as a family.  NothingView full post »

Winter Sliding Kids

Letting the Fun Unfold – Hiking & Sledding

We don’t always have some some grandiose ambition when we head out the door.  We mostly just want to be outsideView full post »

Hiking Fernie Alpine Resort

Hiking the Lizard Range, Fernie

Our life together began in the outdoors.  The first personal trip we did with a bunch of others, was kayaking the GoldView full post »