Woot!

Hey guys I just wanted to take a moment and share a cool resource for picking up great adventure gear. Woot.com is a deal of the day style site that publishes new content every day at 10pm pacific time. They always have great stuff but I want to show you is the Sports & Outdoors…

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Creating the Best Tide Pooling Experience Ever!

We love tide pooling but it can be a challenge with three kids, one of whom is an overly confident toddler. Tide pooling is a two parent thing for us right now. One parent takes the big kids and one takes the toddler. Plus we are taking photos…and making sure kids are slipping or being…

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Zippo Typhoon Matches

Last year we went on a weekend trip to Sequoia National Park. We had a fun day of exploring and adventuring and then made our way back to our cabin. Being a cold Fall night everyone wanted a fire (The kids really wanted s’mores!) so I broke out my cool battery operated plasma lighter and…

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Gaia GPS

When hiking the less gear you have to carry the better. Most of us are already hiking with our phones and we don’t want to have to carry another GPS device. We use iPhones and the built in GPS locates us quickly and with pretty solid accuracy. Most modern smart phones come equipped with at…

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Hikers Companion Playing Cards

This past week we went on a wonderful hike out at Pinnacles National Monument (Stay tuned to the blog for more info on this trip). While we were hiking we came across some poop. Normal people don’t get excited about some poop on a trail however, we are not normal! The reason we were excited…

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Safety First! Our First Aid Kits.

Wether you are hiking in the backwoods,or just spending a day at the beach, a first aid kit is a critical piece of gear to have. You will want a kit that fits your activities and the amount of people you are with. We have a large kit that stays in our car and is…

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