Mount Kosciuszko

Once our bags were loaded up into the rental car we headed south west on the M31 freeway through periodic torrential rains. Leaving Sydney, Australia just before noon and covering 500kms with multiple stops for bathroom breaks, leg stretches, lunch and picking up a National Park Permit in Jindabyne, we finally arrived at our destination, […]

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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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Hermit Trail

If you have ever driven the stretch of highway between Revelstoke and Golden I’m sure you have been mesmerized by its towering peaks and glaciers. We have spent years looking up towards the mountain side and dreaming of hiking the trail. Our girls have been hiking some good distance and elevation gain this year so […]

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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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Spectrum Lake

We have been taking our girls to Spectrum Lake since they were 10 months old. It is a somewhat easy hike into what we call “luxury” camping. It takes about 2-3 hours to hike depending on your pace, and if kids are hiking or being carried. We love doing this hike as our kick off […]

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Wells Gray Park

Want to go to a place that has a bunch of amazing waterfalls with most of them being within only about 100 yards from where you park? Then Wells Gray Provincial Park is the place for you. With cooler than normal temperatures this spring our alpine start was somewhat delayed. We had been itching to […]

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