Pinnacles National Park: Bear Gulch Cave Hike

We were itching to get out of the house. Work and school and housework had us needing an escape. There was a chance of rain in the late afternoon, so that meant we had all morning to adventure (not that we would have let the rain stop us). So we got ourselves ready, filled our…

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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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Our Go To Place: Hunting Hallow

In my blog: Tips for Hiking with Kids, tip number 6 is, find a favorite spot. A spot that is close to your house, that makes getting out easy and fun. Today, I’m going to share ‘our spot’ with you. It’s close to home yet far enough away to cure any wanderlust hearts. It’s called…

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Knights Ferry Recreation Area

You guys, my whole family flipping loved this hike. Maybe it was because we haven’t been hiking since before Christmas (thank you sickness that would never end). Maybe we loved it because we hadn’t been outside in a few days (we were taking care of a family member, which we were super happy to do…but…

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Tips for Hiking With Kids

Sometimes getting out with kids can seem daunting. All the things to remember, all the attitudes that might happen, the possibility of a nap being missed. It could all go wrong but it could also go really, really, right. We have been getting out and about with our kids since they were born. So we…

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