Hike it Baby Style Picks: The Elusive Women’s Winter Jacket

I turn into an ice cube when the thermometer reaches 40°F (4.5°C). I also live in a state where it’s […]

Hard-framed carrier: improve the quality of your hike

Sky was a little over a year old when I was finally mentally prepared enough to try a long day […]

Essential Winter Hiking Gear for Families

“There’s no bad weather as long as you’ve got the right gear.” For the most part, this is true. But […]

Best Bike Trailers for Kids – Gear Review

Bike trailers for kids are gaining in popularity for those who like to fit more into their daily routine. What […]

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoor Family

Looking for gifts guaranteed to get your family outdoors doing what you love? In our annual holiday gift guide, we’ve […]

5 Gear Essentials for Hiking in the Rain with Kids

Just because you’re outside hiking in the rain doesn’t mean you have to be soaked to the bones. Make sure […]

Wool Clothing: From Beach Day to Winter Play

In the hunt for all things winter, I perennially spend an exorbitant amount of time looking at clothing. I obsess […]

Find Your Best Trail Shoe: What’s Pronation Got to Do With It?

One of the first things you learn when you start hiking is that appropriate footwear is a must. It’s important […]

Hike it Baby Style Picks: The Lightweight Jacket

Cass joins us again for another installment of Hike it Baby Style Picks. This month we are talking lightweight jackets […]

Don’t Drop Your Camera While Carrying Your Kid – A Gear Review

Let’s face it, a camera hanging around your neck while you stoop over to pick up your child is a […]

Hike it Baby Style Picks: UPF Clothing

Editor Note: We’ve been working on this new feature for a while now. I’m so thrilled to introduce our Monthly […]

Threadlyte: Secondhand Retailer for Hiking Gear

Have you ever turned down an opportunity to get outside with your kids because you felt as though you didn’t […]

Babywearing Dad’s Review From Wrap to Soft Structured

Hiking Yosemite with our new little one I didn’t know much about carriers when I became a father. I knew […]

The Outdoor Dad’s Gift Guide

This Fathers Day, take the time to appreciate the amazing strength and love that Dad provides to the family each […]

Rolling Into Spring : Stroller Review

The Hike it Baby community is rolling into spring and using our favorite wheeled-gear to get outside with our families. […]

Review: Mountain Marsupial 4-in-1 Jacket

For me personally, one of the hardest parts of heading onto the trail with a baby in a carrier is […]

Hiking in the Snow

“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.” Looking out the window at two feet of snow blanketing […]

Adventuring with Toddler Gift Guide – Part 2

We have compiled even MORE amazing products that are Hike it Baby tried and tested to add to our Holiday […]

Oh Baby, Gifts for the Littles

Heading into the holiday season with a new baby and just starting to get out there on the trails or […]

Adventuring with Toddler Gift Guide – Part 1

We are continuing to share our holiday gift guide with more amazing products!  We’ve covered awesome kiddo boots and other […]

Stomp it Out! Boot Gift Guide for the Holidays

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one magic piece of footwear that would work for all infants and toddlers […]

Hike it Baby Fun Gift Ideas for Trail Explorers

This is the first of a series of holiday gift suggestions we will be posting over the next 10 days […]

Winter Layering Options for Mothers

After two pregnancies, two nursing babies, and four years working in the outerwear department at R.E.I., I’ve had the chance […]

Winter Gear for Adults

Often we spend so much time focusing on how to dress our children for outdoor winter adventures, we forget that […]

13 Days of Giving

Every year we have a big blow out giveaway of great prizes at the end of the year as a […]

State Shirts Are Back!

Photo Credit: Ryanne Ototivo State shirts have been relaunched for a limited time only! Adult and toddler sizes are available […]

Review: Bike it Baby WOOM bikes

Last fall when Mason ran over picked up a little kids bike in the park, I couldn’t help but smile. As […]

Blanketed in the Outdoors

My family loves being outside as much as we can. We hike, we bike, we sleep under the stars – […]

The Battle – Keeping Mittens on Little Hands

It’s almost Spring. I can’t wait. Spring means no more dealing with the constant battle of keeping mittens on my […]

Review: LifeStraw Go Bottle

A few months ago, I was complaining to my hubby about how heavy our two year old son Mason was […]

Medical Kit Must-Haves For the Day Hiking Family

As many of us know hiking with children brings many challenges. One of these hurdles is always safety. The easiest […]

Thrifty Gear Guide – Buying on a Budget

Have you noticed all of the amazing sponsors Hike it Baby has attracted lately? Our mission to get families outdoors–on […]


This article should be titled: Why it’s awesome to be a part of HIB and get good discounts on gear. […]

December Gift Guide From Our Partners

The holidays are here and we all know what that means! Getting together with family and friends, lots of good […]

Gift Guide for an Outdoor Family

Anyone with children can tell you that sometimes the indoor toys seem to take over your home! With the holiday […]

Gear Guide: Winter Baby Warmth

One of the coolest baby gifts we got when Mason was born was a full body fleece bunting that Mark’s […]

Tandem Babywearing on Trail – Tips and Tricks

Do you ever look at all of the stunning Hike it Baby photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and spot […]

HiB Hacks – How to Nurse or Bottle Feed on the Trail

One of the biggest things that hampered my ability to join my first Hike it Baby hike was the fact […]

Winter Gear – How to Layer

  Winter weather and getting out of the house, talk about a combination that can make it hard to get […]

HIB Hacks! Hike Without Breaking the Bank

Since becoming a member of Hike it Baby I wanted to learn what the best gear was and what to […]

Deciding What Carrier is Best for You

So you are getting out hiking and not just a little, a lot! It’s always hard to decide whether a […]

Wearing them “Onya”

Babywearing and hiking when you are a family with little ones go hand-in-hand. That is why we are so happy […]

Wrap it Up

Do you have a wrap or see baby wearing mamas with wraps and wonder how that would work on the […]

Gear That Matters

Lately I have been hiking a lot. This has been great, but it’s also made me stop and think pretty […]

My Husband Loves BOB stroller as Much as I Do

A few years ago I was in a shop and I saw a couple looking at a stroller that I […]