Month: April 2015

Kids Ask Questions About Camping

Yesterday, for national Bring Your Child to Work Day, we asked the office children what they wanted to know about camping. Ranged from ages 4-13 years old, here’s what they came up with: 1. How cold will I be? Kids run like little furnaces. They burn energy quickly and tend to stay pretty warm. It’s a […] Read more…

Music Mash-Up: Trail Music

The debate about “trail music” never seems to end. I’m not going to get too far into it, but I’ll give you my preference. If I’m hiking or paddling with someone else, no music; if I’m hiking or paddling by myself, yes music, but only one ear bud. I don’t want to totally drown out […] Read more…

How to Travel with a Pack

Flying a backpack full with gear is probably the single scariest thing that I do when I’m travelling. I don’t worry about the steep cliffs, the scary bears or those creepy spiders. For me, my biggest fear is arriving at my destination and finding that my backpack is somehow stolen, damaged or missing. Airports are […] Read more…

5 Essential Items for Summer Camp

Spring is in the air which means that summer camp is right around the corner. Whether your little camper is a first timer or you’ve been sending them off for seasons in a row, it’s time to start thinking about what gear they’re going to need. Here’s 5 quick items that will ensure a successful […] Read more…