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Altitude Sickness and Kids

At this time of the year, families across the country (and world) are taking vacations. They head to the beach, the mountains, to the lakes & the deserts.  In the United States in particular, many east coasters head west to see our National Parks, our majestic mountain ranges, and our still-wild frontier.  The effects of…

No risk, no reward....

What is “appropriate” risk? I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately as I read other blog posts about risk taking for the adventurous adult (example, Amy Christensen’s Expand Outdoors).  Adults in general, and parents specifically, are constantly evaluating risk as it relates to themselves and their children.  Getting in a car, going to an…

When can kids start...

Winter means hitting the climbing gym.  For us, that’s PRG, Valley.  We are lucky enough to have the ability to take our two year old and almost-four year old to the gym (PRG is quite open to kids of all ages being on the gym floor).   Check with your gym on age limits, and when…