Long distance hiking with kids

The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

The Psychological Impact of a Thru-Hike on Children and Adolescents

When considering the most difficult part of a long-distance hike, many thru-hikers cite the mental game. The physical challenges are undeniable, however, those thru-hikers who choose to leave the

Jun 8, 2018 : Scott Durkin
Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

Parenting in the Woods: The Changing Parent/Child Dynamic During a Thru-Hike

Through years of push and pull, parents and children develop a dynamic all their own. What happens to that dynamic when thrust into the extremes of long distance hiking?

May 9, 2018 : Scott Durkin