Category Archives: Kids

The Top Ten Health Benefits of Hiking

You know hiking is good for your health. But do you know just how good it is? If you are heading out for a hike this Memorial Day weekend, take note of all the good you are doing for your … Continue reading

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Welcome MHOTC Readers! And Hello Spring

Welcome to all who arrived here from Claire Walter’s fabulous blog Mile High on the Cheap. The Certified Good Hiker Kit is an outdoor education game that helps adults teach kids how to be “good hikers” — how to have … Continue reading

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Welcome Daylight Savings! Free Kits Today!

As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the best days of the year. More daylight at the end of the day, plus the lengthening days overall means more time to get outdoors. In celebration, I’m giving away 100 … Continue reading

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Fiery Furnace Hike in Arches National Park

The Annual Girls’ Adventure Tour took us to Moab, Utah, this year. My sister Lisa and I had camped in the area a very long time ago, at Dead Horse Point State Park, but she hadn’t been back since then. … Continue reading

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Welcome to! is here to help you and the kids in your life to get outdoors and have fun hiking, while also learning about minimizing your impact on the environment — in short, how to have fun, stay safe and tread … Continue reading

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