Trip Memory: A throwback to 2013- Our first family trip to our nation’s capitol

  In the midst of the political chaos that our great nation is facing, I am (for some reason) yearning for a trip back to D.C. I have such fond memories of our last trip there with the boys, and look forward to taking them back there soon. Below is an article I wrote back … More Trip Memory: A throwback to 2013- Our first family trip to our nation’s capitol

Want to make beautiful music while traveling? Our 5 favorite ways to bring our love of music into the outdoors or on the road!

If you haven’t guessed it by the title of our blog, we love music. Our boys’ room is music (and travel) themed and even has the quote on their wall, “Don’t bother to pack your bags, or your map, We won’t need them where we’re going, We’re going where the wind is blowing” from the band … More Want to make beautiful music while traveling? Our 5 favorite ways to bring our love of music into the outdoors or on the road!

A Presidential discussion everyone can agree on: The Presidential Traverse

  Any avid hiker in the northeast knows about the Presidential Traverse.  A string of nine (or 10 if you include Jackson) summits threaded through the White Mountains of New Hampshire with water falls, glowing moss, and stunning summits, it’s no wonder this venture is on most hikers’ bucket lists. It was on mine and … More A Presidential discussion everyone can agree on: The Presidential Traverse

5 Budget Tips to stay warm on your next winter hikes!

I love researching gear almost as much as I love using it.  I truly believe that there is no one perfect piece of equipment, but with that state of mind there is always room for improvement.  The best equipment  can make your experience that much easier and more comfortable, but at a cost.  Top of … More 5 Budget Tips to stay warm on your next winter hikes!

Know these winter clothing basics before you embark on your next winter adventure.

There is an abundance of gear out there for any outdoor adventure. When it comes to deciding which gear is the most important you have to ask yourself what you will be doing. If that answer is backpacking in the winter, like a Canada winter where the temperature drops well into the negatives, then quality … More Know these winter clothing basics before you embark on your next winter adventure.

Backpacking with a puppy for the first time? Know these 5 tips before you go.

  Backpacking with a puppy for the first time? Know these 5 tips before you go! “Summit” is our adventurous Brittany Spaniel.  He climbed his first summit at only 3 months old and went backpacking at 4 months old.   Here’s what we did to get him ready: Everyone who gave us advice about bringing … More Backpacking with a puppy for the first time? Know these 5 tips before you go.