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My Kids Will Survive! (I Think): A Parent’s Guide To Teaching Wilderness Survival

Contributor: Crosby Stansfield

Every outdoor adventure parent has a responsibility to keep the kids safe. And hopefully, every parent has taught the kids what they should do if they ever get lost or separated. This week, Crosby Stasfield, the founder of Idaho based group  “Mountain Dads” has some thoughts about how to get this done. Here’s Crosby… I […]

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Hike Your Own Hike

Contributor: Monica Miller

Do you ever stress about planning that perfect hike? That it will be too much for the family, or too little?  Do other families inspire you with their epic hikes but for some reason you think what they do might be a bit much for you and yours?  This week adventure mama Monica Miller has […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway -WIN A SLACKLINE KIT!

1.Tag 3 of your favorite adventurous mamas on our Slackline Giveaway Post  facebook or Instagram . 2. Enter our Mother’s Day Giveaway. It’s that simple! We want to celebrate all the Adventurous moms out there for doing what you do. (Visited 510 times, 1 visits today)

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5 Reasons To Raise Kids On Adventure

Contributor: Amanda Edmonds

Adventuring with kids is work. So much work, but it is so worth it. Kids allow you to see everything in a way that, as an adult, you may not have done for a while. They force you to slow down and really take everything in and live in the moment. Those early years are […]

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But Mom and Dad – We Don’t Want To Go Hiking!

Contributor: Tracy Kuhl

Our love for hiking as a family has grown over the past number of years.  It is one of our favorite things to do together. However,  it sure wasn’t always this way. We have noticed on social media as we communicate with our wonderful outdoor adventure community that more and more parents seem to be […]

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Keeping The Little Ones Comfortable, Happy, and Safe On Your Winter Outdoor Adventure

Staying active and being in the great outdoors is pretty easy when the sun is out. Everyone loves the freedom of wearing shorts and t-shirts. But what if you live in an area where you experience the four seasons? You will need to be creative in order to keep your little ones comfortable and happy. […]

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Not Just A Gentle Hike – High Adventuring With The Kids And Why We Love It

It was early in the morning as we set off for our first day of technical canyoneering. Utah’s Zion National Park is a beautiful place. The magnificent red rock and amazing scenery provided an amazing backdrop as we made our last-minute safety checks and headed off. But beauty can’t lead to complacency – six people […]

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When the Weather Says “Stay In,” GO!

We only live once, right?! I’m all about Carpe Diem, so why not show my kids how it’s done? There is much to be gleaned from adventure. How much more can one glean when the setup is less than ideal? Simply by gearing up when the weather is against us, we can teach our children […]

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Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe!

I was an adventurer before I was a mom. Then, you know, got “The Hubs”, started a family and life kind of changed a bit.  I found myself in two worlds. All my “mom friends” were indoorsy and my “adventure friends” were childfree.  My longtime adventure friends are so amazing with my kids and have […]

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Skiing Is Never About The Snow

Skiing is one of the most popular outdoor adventure activities in any place in the world where there’s snow and a hill! And here in North America we’re deep into the season. But skiing isn’t just about the rush you feel when you’re tackling that slope. Families that ski together get benefits that are a […]

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Embracing the cold

Contributor: Amanda Edmonds

How I learned to embrace the cold with my kids I was born and raised in Utah and have never appreciated the cold. Our license plates say “Greatest Snow on Earth” and winter lasts from November to April. Still I have managed to not like the cold. All I want to do is curl up and stay inside, [...]

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4 Strategies for Adventuring when Outnumbered by Kids

Once upon a time, we had one child.  We did a lot of fun adventures with her. I often say, we put her under our arm and off we went! Then we added a second baby.  Though it was much harder, we still had a 1:1 ratio.  One for Mom, one for Dad, or if […]

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