I am the author of "Kids Out Wild: A Tale of Love and Suffering on Four of America's National Scenic Trails" and "Gear Up with Kids Out Wild: A Gear Guide for Backpacking Families." My family has hiked the PCT (2019), PNT (2020), the CDT (2021) and the AT (2022) together. We hope to inspire more families to do long-distance trails, create a new level of family unity, deepen our love of the outdoors, meet life-long friends on the trail, and eat less top ramen.
This year I self-published a book called "Kids Out Wild: A Tale of Love and Suffering on Four of America's National Scenic Trails." I was able to
Current events are bringing me down, so instead I'm focusing on one of our greatest achievements as a family: budgeting. Stay Debt Free! Our
Our family of six spent six months and three weeks hiking the PCT in 2019. Before the hike, most of us had no opinion about what to eat on the trail.
Hey friends! We are the Bennett family, excited to be part of the Trek blog and prepping for the AT. Our plan is to head SOBO starting June 19. My