Hiking the Appalachian Trail with A Baby [The Documentary]

Think that hiking the Appalachian Trail is out of your reach if you have a baby? Think again. Refusing to let the “norm” define them, Katie and Jon Guillemette decided that hiking the AT was something that they were determined to do- even if it meant taking their 8-month-old daughter (yes, you read that correctly) with them.

“Bringing the baby is a slightly crazy dream; it’s the kind of thing you wish you would have done before having kids, and wonder ‘why not now?’ ”-Katie Guillemette

In this 35-minute documentary, follow Katie, Jon, and baby Liv on their month-long section hike of the Appalachian Trail. From food preparation to day-to-day life, this adventurous family dismantles the common misconception that children have to spell the end to backcountry adventures. After watching, you might just be inspired to go on a kid-friendly backpacking adventure of your own!

Related reading: “40 Days on the AT with a Baby


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