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Hiking with kids

Alpine hike on the Klondike Highway

June 27, 2016

On our last full day in the Skagway area we decided to head back up the Klondike Highway to explore the backcountry. The US-Canada border is approximately at the mountain summit, but the customs stations are situated approximately 20 kilometers apart.  As a result some of the highway is in a “no-man’s land” of sorts. […]

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Day Hike on the Historic Chilkoot Trail

June 27, 2016

On my first trip to the Yukon, 12 years ago, I became fascinated with the history of the gold rush to the Yukon and the stories of the people who came. It is hard not to soak it in while travelling around the north.  You find signs of history everywhere.  In 2016 the streets of Skagway, […]

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What Is Your Perfect Day?

May 28, 2016

I was 40 weeks pregnant with my first child and I was out at a summer neighbourhood party when a neighbour I’d just met asked me “If you could do anything for a day what would it be?”  Perhaps it was my state of pregnancy or some other blissful feeling when I recounted a day I […]

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We stayed inside this weekend and it wasn’t pretty

February 15, 2016

We stayed inside this weekend. It was supposed to be a rainy weekend.  A rainy weekend sandwiched between two rainy weeks, making a pretty depressing situation.  It’s not even the rain that’s the problem it’s the mud.  Our whole yard is a mud pit. We sold our chickens at the beginning of winter. Their pen […]

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Taking the kids to the snow to make snow angels

January 19, 2016

Every morning for the week before Christmas my 3 year old daughter would wake up and say “Is it Christmas today?” On Christmas morning I was finally able to say “Yes it’s Christmas!”  Her face lit up and she bounced out of bed and ran to the window.  Slowly she turned back towards the bed, […]

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How to get your young kids hiking!

January 14, 2016

If you’re ever Colorado hiked with your children you know that it’s not as easy as hiking by yourself. Here are a few tips we’ve found from teaching our 2 & 3 year old to hike so we can start hiking as a family. 1. Have fun Have fun is easier to say than do […]

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