Moab Activities for the Whole Family

  I wrote this post about activities in Moab awhile back and I thought I would share it again for anyone new to Adventure Tykes who may have missed it.   Moab, isolated in the southeast corner of Utah, is a mountain bike mecca and rock … [Read more...]

5 Hikes in Moab for Kids

  Spring is an exceptional time to visit Moab with your kids. Flowers, cactus and trees are blooming creating a beautiful landscape of color against the red rock. The temperatures are perfect, warm during the day and cool in the evening. You … [Read more...]

2015 Outdoor Gear Gift Guide For Kids

    Looking for last minute gifts for your Adventure Tyke? Here are some tried and true ideas. Some items appear on my gift list every year because I love them so much, however, there are some great new items that I love, as … [Read more...]

The Difference Between Frostbite and Frostnip

Back in 2005 Bedge and I were making our way to Granite Park Chalet on the Highline trail in Glacier National Park when a storm rolled in and the temperature dropped 30 degrees. We took our time photographing the wildflowers peeking through the fog … [Read more...]

What Does It Take To Backpack With Kids

  J-Man is 6 years old and I’m still surprised at the responses we get when other folks see us backpacking into the wilderness with him. When he was an infant and we hiked you would have thought I had an alien on my back. The comments, … [Read more...]

Wilderness Safety Tips For Kids

  Just the other day a 10 year old boy was lost in the Uinta Mountain outside of Salt Lake City. As a parent of a 6 year old my heart sank when I heard the news. I couldn’t imagine what the parents were going through. Thank goodness the … [Read more...]

10 Ideas for a Fun Filled Easter Basket

  The Bouncing-Off-The-Walls-Sugar-High-Followed-By-A-Crash Day will be here in a few days. How do you prepare? Do you limit the sugary goodness in your tykes Easter basket or do you just roll with it and figure it’s just one day? J-Man … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide for Adventure Tykes

    Well, here we are again, a month away from Christmas. Ack! Have you started checking off items on your gift list or have you even made a list, yet? Yeah, I’m still searching for a pen and paper for my list, however, I have made … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide for Adventure Tykes

    Well, here we are again, a month away from Christmas. Ack! Have you started checking off items on your gift list or have you even made a list, yet? Yeah, I’m still searching for a pen and paper for my list, however, I have made … [Read more...]