Trail’ology: Hiking Was Fun…Until I Had Kids

As parents Al and I often think how easy it would be to plop our kiddos down in front of the TV rather than to make a conscious and deliberate effort to get them outside and on the trails. So far in our trail'ology series we've discussed several obstacles to outdoor recreation. Today we're talking about parenthood and being brutally honest about how sometimes our very own children (who we love to pieces) can keep us off the trails. A few days ago we made a spontaneous road trip decision and detoured through Zion National Park at the tail end…