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Of Hiking with Child and Climbing Ben Nevis

Of Hiking with Child and Climbing Ben Nevis

Some time ago we had the idea of going on a hike in the Scottish Highlands. Our first daughter was just a little more than one year old and her mom was pregnant again. Obviously it was high time to start on some trekking tour again! People told us about the great nature of the Scottish Highlands, about the friendly people, about alpine adventures and about the possibility to put up your tent wherever you wanted. We liked what we…

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Trekking with Kids in Norway

Trekking with Kids in Norway

One of our favorite outdoor destinations for hiking with kids is Norway. Hardly any other country makes it so easy to undertake long hikes with small children. In almost untouched nature. The mountain huts build a unique net of infrastructure, and you are allowed to camp almost everywhere. Particularly helpful for a trekking family are the numerous self-catering huts. This way it is possible to hike from hut to hut without having to walk too wide distances. Many of these…

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Off to the mountains: our first real hike with child!

Off to the mountains: our first real hike with child!

We had already learned that walking on exciting paths does not fit together with with using prams. But we still very much liked the idea of a real mountain hike, soon after the birth of our daughter. So we tried the obvious: a sling (in fact, this is exactly the one, except for that we use the version without “ring”. We’ve been using it outdoors and indoors with pleasure for four years now)! At home, this had already worked well,…

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How it all began: our first hike with child

How it all began: our first hike with child

Our daughter was born in winter. When we asked her about going outsides with her the midwife told us: rather not, first wait a few weeks, it is way too cold out there for little babies! Since we had no experience of our own, we decided to wait for a while. But soon our desire to be outdoors together became overwhelming. So after four weeks we just did not ask again, grabbed our stroller and all the warm kids clothes…

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