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Keeping the Momentum with Challenging Activities

You’ve gotten your child interested in rock climbing. They go on mountain bike adventures with you. You’ve even got them excited for ice climbing: So how do you keep the momentum? How do you keep them interested, and excited? Help them feel accomplished I have written an article called, “Creating Adventurous Children” in which I…


Kids want to belong to your tribe

I’ve had a lot of new events happen in my life recently. I’ve moved from a house that I’ve lived in for a very long time (and consequently my garage is still mostly boxes). I’ve started this blog, my YouTube channel, and two weeks ago I took an airplane to San Francisco for a family…


No bad weather, just bad gear

Stay safe and comfortable in your backcountry pursuits. It all starts with good gear Technical Gear You’ll hear a lot of phrases thrown around by marketing these days: “Technical Outerwear”, “Activewear”, and “Fitness apparel” to name a few. These terms are actually very common in today’s products, and that’s great! It means we as a…


Creating Adventurous Children

Instilling a love of the outdoors is so beneficial. In this article I want to discuss why it’s important for us to create adventurous children. Self confidence One of the best ways to increase self confidence is to face challenges and overcome them. A sense of accomplishment, and knowing they were able to overcome an…