Child Outdoors Adventures By Age (Chart)

Here’s a list of what type of outdoors adventures and activities children can do, from birth to 8 years of age.

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Outdoors Clothing Review: Columbia Women’s Just Right Capri

Last weekend, I walked into a few sports stores looking for my summer active outfit. Basically I wanted pants that would provide enough flexibility for scrambling, that I could walk in, that would not get in the way of my bike pedals, that would dry quickly in case I got wet in a stream, and […]

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away from my 9-year old. Especially on high mountains.

Lake District: Hiking Ennerdale Valley and Pillar With Children

The forecast looked glorious so we gave it a shot. To summit this remote mountain in the Lake District, we woke up our 7- and 9-year old girls at 5 am, left our home in London at 5.30 am and drove 339 miles straight to our trail head. Simple and brutal but efficient. At 11 […]

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Views of the Quiraing, Trotternish ridge, Isle of Skye

Exploring Middle Earth on Skye with Children: The Quiraing

By the looks of this fantastic Jurassic landscape carpeted in Scottish green grass, the Quiraing could be part of Middle Earth, the Lord of the Rings continent replete with large scale mountains, valleys and coasts bordered by the undying lands and the land of the dead. And yet the minute you step on the trail, you […]

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12 Outdoors Adventures to Inspire Children To Be Active Outside

Need some ideas to jazz up your summer days with kids away from electronics? Here is a sampler of outdoors adventures tried and approved by my girls, ages 7 and 9. You see, outdoors is a something we do a lot in our spare time and not just because I love it. Actually what I […]

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