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What to do if you're lost when day hiking with kids

September 21, 2012 - 12:07pm — Rob Bignell

How do you know you’re lost? When you don’t know where you
are and you don’t know which way to go. The two are not mutually exclusive. You
could be hiking along a trail and not be able to pinpoint on a map exactly


Keep your child comfortable on a hike by layering clothes

December 20, 2011 - 8:12pm — Rob Bignell

On all but the hot, dry days, you and your children should wear multiple layers of clothing that provide various levels of protection against sweat, heat loss, wind and potentially rain. Layering works because the type of clothing you select for each stratum serves a different function, such as wicking moisture or shielding against wind.