First Peak Clothing for Kids Review

While there is no shortage of adorable baby and toddler clothing available, it can be challenging to find well made clothes that are as functional as they are cute. First Peak clothing for kids is both! They are thoughtfully designed with active little ones in mind to hold up through “everyday mess and mayhem,” (according … Read more

Best Sleeping Bags for Kids

Kids in REI and Marmot Sleeping Bags

When people think about taking kids camping, their biggest concern is almost always how are people going to sleep (and WILL sleep actually happen???). And with good reason – it’s hard for kids to do change sometimes…and even more so when they’re suddenly in a sleeping bag instead of a bed. Because of this we … Read more

Best Hiking Pants for Kids 2024

Outfitting kids with hiking pants isn’t just about convenience; it’s about ensuring their comfort and safety during outdoor adventures. We advocate for dedicated hiking pants for kids to shield them from moisture and potential hazards while they roam the trails. Our philosophy revolves around equipping youngsters with a few high-quality pairs designed for frequent wear. … Read more

Sleeping Pads for Families 2024

None of us like the feeling of waking up on a flat air mattress in the middle of the night. We can tough it out, but it still makes for a cruddy night. Sleep is universally accepted to be important, right? Many folks’ number one fear of camping is being unable to sleep. They have … Read more

Women’s Mustang Survival Drysuit Review

Woman standing bank of river wearing the Mustang Survival Women's Drysuit.

As a mama who loves to whitewater raft the snowmelt-fed rivers in my home state of Wyoming and around the the Northwest, a drysuit is by far the best gear investment I’ve made. This Mustang Survival Drysuit: Women’s Helix Latex Gasket Drysuit keeps me warm and dry, and allows for an extended boating season during … Read more

Best Family Tents for 2024

Best family tents

Whether you’re new to camping or a seasoned pro, your first tent or your newest upgrade is one of the biggest and most exciting purchases. Your tent is your home away from home, and it’s important that it can fit your family and gear, and protect you from the elements. If you live somewhere where … Read more