Hiking Lady's Gear Reviews

Want to know which backpacks are the most comfortable on the trail? Or which hiking boots are my favorites? Or the best stroller to use to take your baby on dirt paths?

In the Hiking Lady and Hiking Baby Reviews, I put to the test all sorts of adventure apparel, gear, and footwear. I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I share my thoughts with you! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know! There’s no holding back here!

Merrell Bare Steps H20

Merrell Bare Steps H20 Sneaker

Kids need versatile shoes that can take their feet on all sorts of adventures! Hiking Toddler is testing out a pair of Merrell Bare Steps H20, the water shoe version of the Merrell Bare Steps sneakers we checked out previously. Why Merrell “Bare Steps” shoes? As a parent, I want the best for my kids. …

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Balega Kids Socks Review

Balega Kids Socks

If you love hiking as much as I do, then you want to be out exploring a trail as much as possible. Sometimes with a pair of hiking boots; other times with a pair of trail runners. Sometimes you’ll be out there with friends; other times with family; other times alone; and sometimes with your …

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Little Kids Hiking Clothes: KÜHL Kids Review

Hiking Clothes for Kids: KUHL Boy's Revel 1/4 Zip

How do you get your children to love the outdoors? Get them outside and make sure they are comfortable! One of the easiest ways to do that is to make an investment into quality little kids hiking clothes, just as you would for yourself. Case in point – Hiking Toddler (now 3) loves the snow …

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Merrell Hydro Choprock Review

Merrell Hydro Choprock Sandal Review

What do hiking toddlers and kids wear in the summer?  Water shoes!  Merrell has a new line called the Hydro Choprock that are just as amazing as the Merrell Kids Hydro 2.0 shoes, and even more versatile than the KEEN Newport H2s.  Read on for the full Merrell Hydro Choprock review! Why the Merrell Kids Hydro …

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Merrell’s Versatile Footwear for Little Feet

Merrell Bare Steps Sneaker

Merrell has exciting news – they have introduced an amazing collection called Bare Steps for toddlers, plus a new toddler and kid snow boot called the Snow Quest Lites. Hiking Toddler has tested out both, and we have plenty of thoughts to share to help you learn more about these toddler footwear options! Merrell’s Bare …

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Summer Shoes for Tiny Feet

Hiking Baby testing the Merrell Kids Hydro 2.0

What do hiking toddlers and kids wear in the summer? Shoes that protect their feet, offer good support, and can go from the playground to a hike and finish up with a run through sprinklers! Check out this Merrell Kids Hydro 2.0 review and learn how they can handle all that and more for your …

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Mount Inspiration Apparel – For Your Outdoors Loving Little Ones!

Mount Inspiration Apparel

Mount Inspiration Apparel is an up-and-coming designer and printer of amazing casual apparel and accessories for outdoor lovers. While they have a full line-up of adult apparel, what I’m particularly excited about are their designs for the youngest hikers out there! I had a chance to recently check out a toddler sized t-shirt for my …

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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Thermes

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail is a brand new children’s book by Jennifer Thermes, and it is a perfect story to inspire you and your children to get outside and hit the trails! The book is based on the real story of Emma Gatewood, the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail alone. In …

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All Terrain Footwear for Little Feet: KEEN Newport H2s

Keen Newport H2 toddler shoes

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, but this year he has …

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