45 hrs Of Travelling To Get To Your Destination

Flights are expensive and we will do whatever to pay less but still end up at our destination even while dragging two kids along with us. Our latest idea has taken us to start things off in Sydney, NSW, Australia. There were a few direct flight options available but they were over 3 times the […]

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Galena Trail And Cable Car

This trail has been on our minds for a few years now. The full length consists of a 13 km historic railway line from Rosebery to Three Forks in the West Kootenays. We were about to hike a section a couple years back before when we realized the cable car was removed and needed to […]

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Gear List For A Family Of Four

When heading into the backcountry with kids (that can’t carry much weight in their own packs) you need to make sure you have everything you need, but at the most minimal level. Finding gear that is ultra lightweight is a really good option but can be expensive. You don’t need the best and lightest to […]

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Mount Rainier

What makes us want to climb big mountains? Maybe it’s the alpenglow en route to the summit, maybe it’s that feeling of pure emotional bliss standing on top, or maybe it’s the descent back down knowing we’ve accomplished what we came for. After recently summiting Aconcagua in Argentina and developing friendships with some of our […]

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Rockwall Trail, Kootenay N.P.

With time off arranged and no destination located we were in a bit of a situation. But as the universe would have it, we lucked out and found a cancellation for the Rockwall Hike in Kootenay National Park. This was only for the middle two nights of the four night trek. We figured this would […]

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Thermacell

This year out in the backcountry has been quite challenging with the amount of bugs. Our trip to McCrae lake confirmed that. The mosquitos were relentless along with black flies and even horse flies. Our girls spent most of the time in the tent hiding away from them while Tyson and I tried to sit […]

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