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Once you have children, your whole world flips upside down. Your entire life looks completely different and there’s someone that matters more than you. When our family became pregnant with our first child, I heard from everyone around me that I won’t be able to adventure anymore. Thomas, dear supportive husband, definitely will be able to, but I won’t. Not nearly as much as him. No more backpacking, no more climbing, no more hiking, no more mountain biking. I was completely shocked to hear some of the comments I got as a new, and pregnant, Mother. Now, don’t get me...

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I’m going to be honest with you, I hate cleaning my equipment right when I get home from an adventure. The only thing that makes me do it is knowing that it will increase the life and quality of every piece of gear I own.

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Everyone loves a little adventure in their lives. So in times like these, where it can be harder to travel to get to those amazing places, why not bring those places into your home? Take a look at the movies, documentaries, and shows we've listed to keep that adventurous spirit alive!

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So you’ve decided you need to buy a tent? Great! Do you know which one you’re going to get? If so, then that’s awesome! Otherwise, if you’re not sure what you want, then this quick guide will hopefully narrow down your choices some.

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  How We Prepared   We were itching. Itching to be outside, to explore, and to camp for the first time with our 17-month old. As much as our little dude loves being outdoors, we never had the opportunity to take him on his first camping trip at all last year. With COVID restrictions lifting at campsites, we decided to jump on the opportunity and try it out. We’ve traveled quite a bit with Liam, our 17-month old. We took him on a family trip to Disney World when he was 3 months old, he’s been to the mountains, and...

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