The Hiker Mama

Tag: hiking

  • Big Four – And Other Special Places

    Big Four – And Other Special Places

    There are some trails that have a special place in my heart.  Whether because of the scenery or just fond memories, they stand out among all the rest.  Big Four Ice Caves is one of those special places for me.  My husband took me here the first time when we were dating, and I have […]

  • Getting Started Hiking with Kids

    Getting Started Hiking with Kids

    The first hike I ever did with my children didn’t go very smoothly.  I carried my 8-week-old infant in a sling, and carried a gigantic fanny pack slung around the other shoulder.  The trail I picked had too much elevation gain for my post-partum state.  The baby had a huge blowout all over me, even […]

  • Welcome to The Hiker Mama’s Blog!

    Welcome to The Hiker Mama’s Blog!

    I have been scheming about this blog for a few years now, and the time is finally right to begin.  I plan to fill this blog with trip reports, photos, stories (the good, the bad, the ugly and the funny), and inspiration.  My goal for this space is to encourage folks to get outside.  Take […]