Getting out with kids may take some advance planning and strategizing, but it certainly can be done. Start small. Bring the right gear. Take lots of breaks. And if things are going well, consider heading home just a little early. Better to end on a positive note then push on in the face of waning enthusiasm.
Climbing is a great activity for kids: it builds self-esteem, improves strength and balance, and teaches them how to focus on a task. Introduce them to the vertical world and gear them up to start getting out.
Tips for cycling with kids. Including how old they should be to ride in a trailer or trail-a-bike, or to ride their own two-wheeler.
Tips for introducing your kids to hiking, including what to bring along for comfort and safety.
Tips for planning and packing for a weekend camping trip with your kids. Although we're strong supporters of self-propelled, low-impact camping, we know that camping with kids might have to take place somewhere that's close to the car.
Tips for getting your kids dressed, geared up, and fired up about going skiing or snowshoeing.
Canoes or kayaks are a great way to bring younger folk along on outdoor adventures. Tips for paddling with kids include, extra gear to bring and how to arrange everyone safely in the boat.