September 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winners

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby prize donors for the […]

10 Life Lessons Learned from Hiking with my Son

As my only child, Neko, goes off to Kindergarten, I think about all the wonderful times together, when it was […]

The Science of Outside

The spirit of Hike it Baby that endures for me, beyond meeting up for hikes, is the desire to instill […]

September 2016 HiB 30 Challenge Sponsor Winners

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby Challenge Partners for the […]

September 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Onya

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby Title Partners at Onya […]

September 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Oakiwear

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby Title Partners at Oakiwear […]

September 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Deuter

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby Title Partners at Deuter […]

September 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – KEEN

We are celebrating the finish of the September HiB30 Challenge by thanking our Hike it Baby Title Partners at KEEN […]

Host a Hike Winners – September 2016

Congratulations to our two September Host a Hike prize winners! Jessica and Kathryn each hosted a hike during the month of September and […]

Host a Hike Prizes – October 2016

Submitting a hike to the Hike it Baby calendar is fun and exciting! By hosting a hike, you motivate other families […]

I Cried on the Trail

Hike it Baby Member Molly Porzel from the Harrisburg branch shares her inspiring story of how getting outside and hiking […]

Hiking with 3 Under 3

We all know that getting out with babies and toddlers is hard, but it is especially challenging for parents with […]

Embracing the Season of Slowness

Lauryn Koppes is a Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador from the Golden, Colorado branch. She is a mom of two […]

Change Your Challenge

This past year has wrought a lot of change in my life. Last September, I had just read about Hike […]

Hike it Baby is More Than Hiking

When I first dreamed up the idea of Hike it Baby I never imagined what it would become for so […]

Father Finds Inspiration and Fun With Hike it Baby

Hiking is in my son’s blood and in mine. When he was inconsolable as a newborn, taking him outside was […]

Host a Hike Winners – August 2016

Congratulations to our three August Host a Hike prize winners! Juliet, Sue and Alyssa all hosted a hike during the month of August and were automatically entered […]

Pregnant Moms Take the Hike it Baby 30 Challenge

We’re kicking off the Hike it Baby 30 Challenge, September 2016! And to get you inspired, we have stories from […]

Host a Hike Prizes – September 2016

Submitting a hike to the Hike it Baby calendar is fun and exciting! By hosting a hike, you motivate other families […]

Hiking as Self Care

It was 81 degrees and 60% humidity and only 8 a.m. The day wasn’t going to get any more pleasant. […]

Find Your Park in August: A Birthday Wish

On August 25, 1916, a bill, known glamorously as the Organic Act, was signed into law creating the National Park […]

Hike it Baby 30 Inspiration

It’s time to get ready for our next Hike it Baby 30 Challenge! This September, join us in the challenge to […]

Story of a Stay-at-home-Dad

When I decided to leave my job as a mental health professional to become a full time dad, I was […]

How a Movement Can Help Teach My Son About Life, Love, and the Outdoors

Jenifer Lacey is a Branch Ambassador for Hike it Baby Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Recently, she met Shanti Hodges, the […]

Changing My Pace

I haven’t been able to hike much during this pregnancy. My body doesn’t do pregnant well.  Nothing severe, but lots […]

The Olympics of Parenting

We are all preparing to tune into the 2016 Rio Olympics in support of our favorite Olympic athletes from around […]

Preserving The Love

I was naive to the burden of responsibility that would take up residence on my shoulders when I came home […]

Nourishing Parents During “The First Forty Days”

Last month, Hike it Baby had a giveaway of the book: The First Forty Days, by Heng Ou. Here, Heng […]

Host a Hike Prizes – August 2016

Submitting a hike to the Hike it Baby calendar is fun and exciting! By hosting a hike, you motivate other […]

Host a Hike Winners – July 2016

Congratulations to our three July Host a Hike prize winners! Heidi, Sharlie and Kaitlin all hosted a hike during the […]

Find Your Park in July: Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Every national park – big or small, obscure or well known, nature mecca or historic monument – is worth visiting […]

The Importance of a [Mommy] Community

A “mommy” community can mean the difference between sanity, and…not. Truly. And it matters on a high level for overall […]

Appreciating the Solo, Adults-Only Hikes

I love hiking with Sky and having her explore the trails with me. That being said, sometimes all I want […]

Hiking Helps Heal – Relearning to Walk After a Stroke

Experiencing the joy of witnessing your child’s first steps is a milestone most parents never forget. For Amanda Johnston, she […]

Grow that newfound love for the outdoors

The local parks are so much busier than they were just a few weeks ago! Have you noticed that too? […]

Learning From a “Hike Fail”

Bethany Johnsen is a Hike it Baby Branch Ambassador in Littleton, Colo. She shared a message that she had posted […]

Pregnancy is Not Always a Walk in the Park

It’s hard to remember what the excitement of going on an adventure feels like, since the closest I’ve gotten to […]

Bike it Baby WOOM Prize Winner

Hike it Baby and WOOM bikes teamed up for the months of May and June to encourage families to get […]

Host a Hike Prizes – July 2016

Submitting a hike to the Hike it Baby calendar is fun and exciting! By hosting a hike, you motivate other families […]

Find Your Park in June: A Summer Roundup

So many parks, so little time! With the arrival of warmer weather in most places, this is the prime time […]

A very uNEEK kind of job – HiB features Erin Simons from KEEN Kids.

Hike it Baby is proud to have KEEN as one of our incredible title sponsors. They have generously donated prizes […]

Experience “The First Hike” with Hike it Baby

We are very excited to announce that the first video of Hike it Baby’s Summer Video Series is live! This is a five part series […]

Celebrating Fathers and the Men Who Inspire Families to Get Outdoors – HiB Dad, Nolan Hout

Hike it Baby is proud to celebrate all of the fathers and men who help to inspire families in our […]

Host a Hike Winners – May 2016

Congratulations to our three May Host a Hike prize winners! Kyle, Leslie and Beth all hosted a hike during the month of May and were automatically […]

Finding Your Footing After a Fall

It’s the scenario everyone hiking with infants dreads ever happening to them: falling and injuring yourself on the trail. Overcoming […]

7-step Guide to Get Kids on Bikes

Hike it Baby branches love to try different ways to get families outdoors together. Many of them have Bike it […]

Join in and #takeahike in June

Hike it Baby is excited to share this fun #takeahike event from our friends Amelia from Tales of a Mountain […]

Host a Hike Prizes – June 2016

Submitting a hike to the Hike it Baby calendar is fun and exciting! By hosting a hike, you motivate other […]

April 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Oakiwear

CONGRATULATIONS! Hike it Baby is so proud to have Oakiwear as a Title Sponsor for the April ’16 HiB30 Challenge! […]

April 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Deuter

CONGRATULATIONS! By now, if you follow Hike it Baby, you know that our main focus is to empower families to […]

April 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – KEEN

CONGRATULATIONS! Hike it Baby would like to thank our incredible Title Sponsors at KEEN for the prizes that they generously […]

April 2016 HiB30 Challenge Winner – Onya

CONGRATULATIONS! Hike it Baby would like to thank our incredible Title Sponsors at Onya for their generous prize donation for […]

Find Your Park in May – Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park is one of those places I find very difficult to describe in words.   You can talk about […]

Hike it Baby on National Trails Day

Summer is here and our calendar is exploding with amazing hikes in 259 cities across the country. As we start […]

April HiB30 Challenge Winners – Thank You Challenge Sponsors!

This April, the Hike it Baby community participated in another successful Hike it Baby 30 Challenge. Members set themselves a […]

Go With the Flow When a Toddler Won’t Move

The scenery in front of us was postcard spectacular. The trail we were on was one that people travel from […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Hike in the Rain and Snow

Hiking with kids is super fun. You get to see them push themselves up the hills, and get to laugh […]

April HiB30 Challenge – Winner’s Stories

This past April was a busy time for everyone who participated in the HiB30 Challenge! We accomplished our goals of […]

HiB30 Challenge Inspiring Stories

Hike it Baby is many things to many people. It helps us get out the door on drizzly days; it […]

One Mama, Two Kids: How to Hike When You Are Outnumbered

I started the Metro Detroit branch of Hike it Baby in November – a lovely time in Michigan with grey […]