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Corona Arch Hike in Moab

    Corona Arch     Details: Length: 3 miles round trip Hours: 2 – 3 Difficulty: moderate (only because of the steps and ladder) Elevation gain: 440 feet Dog friendly: Yes **There is very little shade along this trail, so plan accordingly. Also, there is a canyon below so be mindful of children and […]

Ecōths Father’s Day Giveaway!

  Have you ever been on vacation and you planned to get work done while you were gone and, yet, FUN ends up getting in the way? Ok. Maybe that doesn’t happen to you, but this trip I’ve had a hard time buckling down and finding wi-fi to connect to so I can get some […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

    I just can’t get it together. As much as I try things are popping up left and right preventing me from getting this giveaway going. I wanted to have some grand celebration for Mother’s Day but it’s not happening. I might be procrastinating a bit because Sunday is not only Mother’s Day it […]

Day Tote by Haiku Bags

  Summer is just around the corner and that means…     I’m pretty sure with all these activities you need a tote, a very large tote, to carry your items.   I have just the tote for you.   The Day Tote by Haiku Bags       This tote is awesome! It’s huge! […]

My Fear Of Bee Stings

  I tend to be a worrier. Why? I don’t know. I think it’s just my nature and since becoming a mom my worrywart propensity has increased. I don’t know how to shake it. I worry about the obvious stuff…am I parenting well, is J-Man’s needs being met in school, am I feeding him healthy, […]

Sand Dune Arch Hike

  Arches National Park is an outdoor playground suited for the entire family. Scenic drives, short hikes, long hikes, backpacking trips and canyoneering adventures can all be found in Arches.   Here is one of the shortest and easiest hikes in Arches.   Sand Dune Arch   This was J-Man’s first hike at 6 weeks […]

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 is already full of so much energy that I try to limit his sugar intake. […]

Spring Activities in Moab

  Updated! It’s that time of year when Moab warms up and spring arrives. It’s one of the best times of year to visit Red Rock Country. With these spring days comes more time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, the warm sun and see everything spring has to offer… flowers, caterpillars, birds, […]

You Have Three Weeks, Where Do You Go?

    You have: 3 weeks A 4-Runner towing a 24ft travel trailer One 5 year old who is up for pretty much any adventure 2 All-Terrain Pugs (yes, hiking pugs) No schedule You long for somewhere warm   Where do you go? What do you do? Where have you always wanted to go? We […]

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 this years list for you in case you […]

Fall with Aventura Clothing

    Fall has finally arrived in Moab. Well, actually it depends on the day. As I’m typing this we are expected to reach 75 today. October is almost over and we are still 75 degrees?!? That’s just crazy. With the warm weather still hanging on I haven’t had much of a chance to enjoy […]

The Truth About Nature Book Review

  Autumn   73: Bats are blind. Myth Scale: 3 About the myth:Have you ever heard the saying ‘blind as a bat” before? These flying mammals are active under the cover of darkness, an it is nearly impossible for us to see anything in the dark. Seems likely that bats could be blind. The truth: […]

Dead Horse Point Yurts

Lucky us! We had the opportunity to stay in the brand new yurts at Dead Horse Point State Park a couple of weekends ago. Bedge was asked by park management to photograph them and since Dead Horse Point is one of my favorite state parks no way was Bedge going up there without us. 🙂 […]

Adventure Family Spotlight – The Kiggins

I am spotlighting one adventurous family every month. I have sent the family a questionnaire that they have answered, sharing with us their adventure stories, their lessons learned and their tips and experiences on how they adventure as a family. I am hoping this will inspire, motivate and encourage all of us to get outside […]

Backpacking Is More Than Just Backpacking

  Last month we backpacked into Blue Lakes in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The San Juans are an amazing range of the Rocky Mountains that have awe inspiring peaks, mountain passes with elevations of 11,000ft+ that will take you into the middle of glacial basins, and old mining towns with fascinating history. Blue […]