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Title:
Hiking and backpacking with kids : proven strategies for fun family adventures
Author:
Absolon, Molly.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Falcon Guides, [2012]

©2012
Physical Description:
107 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Fueled by FalconGuides"--Cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting started -- Gear for taking kids hiking and backpacking -- Food for kids in the outdoors -- Trail entertainment -- Supported trips -- Yurts, huts, and forest service cabins -- Keeping kids safe in the backcountry -- Leave no trace -- A final word.
Added Uniform Title:
Backpacker.
ISBN:
9780762772957
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

How to safely and successfully hike and backpack with kids, from infants to teenagers is all here in a durable, packable, full-color package. Former NOLS instructor and current mom Molly Absolon tells how to plan trips for kids, what to pack, games to play, kid-favorite food and snacks for the trail, and other tips and tricks to make a family hiking outing the best it can be.


Author Notes

Molly Absolon is a former NOLS instructor, an environmental educator, and outdoor writer. She is the author of the Backpacker Magazine Core Skills books Campsite Cooking, Trailside Navigation, Trailside First Aid, and Outdoor Survival.