Tag Archives: Hiking

Spring Escapes: Tropical Hiking On Maui, Snow-Filled Family Time at Alta

This was originally an Adventure Moms column for Women’s Adventure. When I wrote it in January 2013, we were enjoying our 24th consecutive day of temperatures under 24 degrees (yes, this is Fahrenheit and yes, I was counting and yes, … Continue reading

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Our Family Tradition: The Grand Canyon In Autumn

As shocking as it may sound, our family’s favorite outdoor tradition has nothing, but nothing, to do with skiing. Instead, it has a lot to do with hiking and backpacking and spending time together, bonded and awed by the majesty … Continue reading

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Multi-Tasking Gear from Montane

Multi-tasking: do you love it or hate it? I’m trying to get over it, except when it comes to gear. While I may be worn out from juggling my thoughts, actions and words each day, I prefer gear that multi-tasks. … Continue reading

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Ski Porn That Might Just Save Some Lives (Giveaway, too)

It’s fall. That means it’s ski movie time, the time when film companies release their latest flicks, opening them to fanfare in cities and ski towns and hawking DVDs to those of us in the hinterlands. The obsession began when … Continue reading

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Bikes, Horses, Guns and Fun

From Summer Biathlon to Overnight Pack Trips, Where to Find Family Adventure In an ideal world, summer is all about fun. It’s about carefree days, with trips to the beach, the pool, and of course, the mountains. Whether you’ve got … Continue reading

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