Best Hiking Shoes for Kids 2024

best hiking shoes for kids

Spending the money on pint-sized hiking shoes for kids can feel like a waste, especially when your child is going to grow out of them so quickly. Can your child just get away with wearing their basic kids running shoes or sandals on a hike? Well, yes, but mostly no. If your hikes are mainly … Read more

Minimalist Hiking Sandals

Minimalist shoes are a type of footwear that provide a more natural experience for the feet similar to being barefoot, which is why they are also called “barefoot shoes.” There are options out there to wear minimalist shoes during all seasons (check out TMM team member’s Kristin’s post on barefoot winter boots!) This post will … Read more

Best Family Hikes in Jackson Hole

Group of children hiking on a trail near Jackson Hole.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is the gateway town to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, both which offer some of the best hiking in the country. But there is also some great family hiking right in the town of Jackson Hole. Several of us Mountain Mama Team Members live in the area and we have curated … 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

Capitol Reef with Kids

View of Capitol Reef

Located in south-central Utah, Capitol Reef National Park is the stunning, least visited member of Utah’s Mighty Five national parks. A bit off the beaten path, Capitol Reef has an otherworldly desert landscape and feels quite remote and quiet for a national park. Because it’s out of the way, it’s a place to settle into … Read more

Hiking Gift Ideas for Everyone 2023

Gifts here are as exciting to research as they are to use. All of these items are gifts that can keep on giving well beyond the holidays. From hikers being carried, to seasoned legs on the trail, these hiking gift ideas will lead you to the right gift. Time outside away from it all can … Read more