What to Pack for a Day of Snowshoeing

Last night Santa packed around lumps of coal for naughty children all over the world. But if you were a nice kid and he personally delivered a pair of snowshoes underneath your tree you've come to the right place. While that Christmas turkey cooks it's time to take those snowshoes for a spin! As part of our Wednesday snowshoe series we've discussed the history of snowshoeing, why to snowshoe, how to choose a pair of snowshoes, what to wear snowshoeing and what gear you need to snowshoe, and where to get snowshoeing equipment. Today we're getting ready to go snowshoeing by…

How to Pack for a Day Hike with Babies & Toddlers

Two years ago when I was trying to figure out how to hike with a brand new baby I scanned the internet for advice on what to put in my daypack. I read an article written by a woman who packed her breast pump (along with her breastfed baby) up a mountain and realized that I was better off developing my own packing list based off of our route, location, the weather and the needs of our baby. Here's a short video with what was in my pack during a hike on Monday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXLE9awtT70 My packing list has evolved over…