Winner Profile - Rose McLaughlin (3)

Next up in our series of Hike it Baby 30 Winners is Rose and Agatha! She never let the winter weather stop her during our November challenge and far surpassed the 30 mile goal. This mother daughter team is the lucky winner of a Wahoo TICKRX Heart rate monitor. They can now track their fitness goals while hiking! You could be next! Sign up for our January Hike it Baby 30 today and challenge yourself!

Tell us about your favorite hike in the world

we hiked the rice terraces in the Philippines before my husband and I got married. It was so beautiful and would love to take our kid(s) there one day!

Favorite Hike it Baby moment so far?
making mommy friends and having actual conversations while walking. HIB has made me feel so comfortable. I used to not hike without my husband, but I now will tell him about the hikes we have done and he’s excited to walk there one day!

Tell us what you like about Hike it Baby
Winner Profile - Rose McLaughlin (1) The leads are super friendly. You won’t feel left out. This group has made me feel so comfortable. I’m a SAHM and I love walking/hiking. Plus, making mommy friends is a big plus as well! 🙂

What is the best advice for a new hiking family?
Don’t be shy! I’m normally shy and quiet at first, but I open up after a while. The hardest hike with HIB for me was my very first hike and that’s because I was nervous and scared since I didn’t know anyone. I was afraid no one will talk to me and might feel uncomfortable. It wasn’t the case at all!

Got a favorite trail trick?
not really. I carry everything even though i don’t need it!

Why is it important to you to have your kiddo out in nature?
Being outdoor while my baby is still young I think will connect my baby to nature. We’re Alaskans! We’re suppose to love the outdoors! Also, when I am stressed, going for a walk in the nature is the best remedy. Even if you’re not stressed, its the best remedy for everything (boredom). I want my kid(s) to appreciate nature.

What kind of gear do you always suggest people get?
a nice comfy carrier that won’t hurt your back.

Winner Profile - Rose McLaughlin (4)How stoked are you about your win!? How will you use it?

yes! I told my husband I wanted to be a runner by the end of this upcoming summer. I am a hiker, but I am not so much of a runner. This will get me to run!

 

Thank you to Wahoo Fitness for sponsoring our Hike it Baby 30 challenge. To check out what Rose won and order your own click here.

Winner Profile - Rose McLaughlin (2)

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