HiB30 Winner Profile - Maura WamsleyMeet Maura from Hike it Baby Douglas County! She and baby Sage (10 months) joined in the June HiB30 Challenge by hiking and hiked 65 miles!  Congratulations on your miles and winning an awesome prize from our partners at Stonz!

Was this your first Challenge? If yes, how did it motivate you to get outdoors? If this was not your first Challenge, how was it different from your previous experience?
This challenge was hard for us. We are in the middle of moving this summer so we spent a lot of time in the car. Bugs also held us back a bit.

What was the biggest obstacle you faced during this Challenge and how did you overcome it?
Lots of time in the car, lots of bugs

Where was your favorite hike this month? Why is it your favorite?    
Opal lake in Pagosa Springs

How easy or hard was it to get out and accomplish the miles you achieved? Any advice for families who think they could never do 30 miles in 30 days?    
30 miles in 30 days is easy… make it part of your routine. When bored, go for a walk. It isn’t hard to get a mile a day in.

If you could describe your HiB30 Challenge this June in 3 words what would they be and why?    
Outside is priority. Even though we are moving, we still tried to get out and play. And, we are moving somewhere so that we can get out and play more.

Do you already have big plans for the prize that you won? Tell us how excited you are about your win!
So excited for boots! Sage isn’t walking yet, but she will soon and those will be great for fall rain and spring rain.

Thank you to our partners at Stonz!  Remember, for a chance to win great prizes like Maura did, enter into our next HiB30 Challenge!

HiB30 Winner Profile - Maura Wamsley


More in

National Take a Hike Day – Insider Advice to Get Your Family on Trail Successfully with Hike it Baby

Celebrating National Take a Hike Day “Hipsters tend to stick to hiking backcountry rivers. They’re less mainstream.” We at Hike […]

5 Insider Tips to Booking a Stress Free Family Camping Trip

Plan Ahead, They Said. We’ve all been there. After a seemingly endless winter springtime arrives, the weather warms up and […]