Backpacking with Children: How to Go Lightweight, Have Fun, and Stay Safe on the Trail

Backpacking with Children: How to Go Lightweight, Have Fun, and Stay Safe on the Trail

by Malia Maunakea
Backpacking with Children: How to Go Lightweight, Have Fun, and Stay Safe on the Trail

Backpacking with Children: How to Go Lightweight, Have Fun, and Stay Safe on the Trail

by Malia Maunakea

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$22.95
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on April 1, 2023

Overview

  • Fun, safe, cost-effective ways to get out overnight with kids
  • Crucial intel on gear: what to splurge on, what to save on, and DIY projects
  • Info on route selection, games, meals, handling weather challenges, and other tips and tricks
Backpacking as a family creates memories to last a lifetime and can be the start of a child’s lifelong passion for nature and the outdoors. But hiking successfully with kids takes planning. Knowing how to start, where to go, and what to bring are crucial to everyone’s enjoyment. The benefits of going lightweight with kids are huge, since the easier it is to hike, the more fun everyone will have!

Lightweight Backpacking for Families teaches the basics of backpacking with kids—how to make it easy, fun, and as comfortably lightweight as possible without breaking the bank. With intel on gear, meals, games, choosing a route, and dealing with weather, animals, accidents, and more, Lightweight Backpacking for Families is an indispensable resource for any family seeking to share their love of the outdoors together.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937052874
Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date: 04/01/2023
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Malia Maunakea is a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) writer who grew up exploring the trails of Hawai‘i before relocating to the continent for college. She writes both middle grade fiction and nonfiction and is the author of Lei and the Fire Goddess, forthcoming from Penguin Workshop in summer 2023. When not at her computer, she can often be found roaming the Rocky Mountains with her husband, their two children, and a rescue mutt named Peggy.

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