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Welcome to Hiking Baby!

Do you like to hike but are concerned about your baby? Do you want to hike while pregnant?

Hiking Baby is the place to develop and share a passion for the outdoors with your baby and family!

What is Hiking Baby?

After several years of growth and success with Hiking Lady and numerous questions from loyal readers about hiking while pregnant and hiking with young families, Hiking Lady has expanded…and Hiking Baby is here!

At Hiking Baby, you can learn to share your passion for the outdoors with your baby and family! This new site is dedicated to all things related to hiking while pregnant, hiking with young children, and enjoying the outdoors with your family. Check out the gear reviews, stay tuned for product giveaways, feel free to ask questions, and stay in the know with the Hiking Lady family.

Happy trails! 


In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

– Aristotle

 

It is never to early to hug a tree!

Gear for Summer Family Hikes

Summer is quickly approaching, and what better way to spend some quality family time than a summer family hike!  Now is the time to take inventory of what you already own, and add some quality gear so you can make your outdoor family adventures as fun and comfortable as possible! Read more…

Hiking While Pregnant

Hiking While Pregnant?

If you love hiking like I do, then you’ll probably want to keep at it while you’re pregnant! Hiking while pregnant is safe for most women. Let’s talk about some tips for making hiking while pregnant more pleasant when you hit the trails. Read more…

What Hiking “Toddler” Loves (& Hates!)

Hiking Baby is now a little toddler, making his way an opinionated 20 month old, and clearly has a lot of preferences and dislikes. What are his favorite hiking shoes? Snacks? Toothpaste? Find out what Hiking Baby loves (and hates) when he and Hiking Lady aren’t hitting the trails! Also… Read more…

Hiking Lady and Hiking Baby

Enjoying Southern California Wildflowers with Hiking Baby

Hiking Lady chats about a recent Southern California wildflower hike with Hiking Baby, and the new challenges associated with having a hiking toddler who loves walking everywhere and touching everything! Read more…

What Hiking Baby Loves (& Hates!)

Hiking Baby is an opinionated 10 month old, and already knows what he likes and doesn’t. What is the best baby formula? Which diaper wipes? How about bottle Read more…

Can I Hike with my Newborn?

Can I Hike With A Newborn?

Can I Hike with A Newborn? Hiking Lady explains what you need to consider before taking a hike with your little one, and how she managed to get outdoors with Hiking Baby! Read more…

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

-Charles R. Swindoll

New Hiking Baby Reviews!

Keen Newport H2 toddler shoes
All Terrain Footwear for Little Feet: KEEN Newport H2s

Hiking Baby is an active two year old toddler who loves playing in the dirt, splashing in mud, swimming, digging for worms, and of course, hiking! What are his new “go to” summer outdoor shoes? The Little Kids’ KEEN Newport H2s. Last summer, he had the Toddler KEEN Newport H2s,… Read more…

Merrell Snow Bank 2.0 - excellent snow boots for kids!
Hot Gear: Merrell’s Snow Bank 2.0 to Keep Your Child Warm and Dry!

Are you headed out on a snow day adventure with your little one? Or perhaps you need something that Junior can wear to school on a very cold winter day?  Merrell has adorable and highly functional boots snow boots for kids, the Merrell Snow Bank 2.0. These snow boots for… Read more…

There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather, Linda Akeson McGurk
A Scandinavian Mom’s Guide to Raising Outdoorsy Kids!

“There’s no such thing as bad weather!” Now isn’t that the truth! All of us need to spend more time outdoors, and I mean all of us, including our children. This is exactly what author Linda Akeson McGurk espouses in her excellent new book, There’s No Such Thing as Bad… Read more…

Hiking Boots for Kids
Hiking Boots for Kids!

Hiking Baby took a look at some future hiking boots…and he has his eyes on the rugged looking Timberland Pre School Field Boots. Read more…

Hiking Baby enjoying the view from the Diono Radian car seat
Diono Radian RXT vs. Britax Roundabout

How does Hiking Baby get to the trailhead? In his safe car seat of course!  Car seats are a tricky business. Most importantly, they need to protect your precious cargo, your little one, while also being easy to use, multi-functional, and ideally grow with your child! Today we’re taking… Read more…

Play the Forest School Way Bookcover
What Every Adventureous Child Needs!

Do you have an adventurous child? Does he or she enjoy taking hikes with you, exploring the outdoors, and having fun? Then the new book by Peter Houghton and Jane Worroll, Play the Forest School Way: Woodland Games and Crafts for Adventurous Kids, is one you’ll want in your home… Read more…