Tag Archives: kids backpacking gear

December 20, 2016

Ask Me: How Do I Outfit a Growing Kid Affordably?

In Ask Me, Backpacking, Family Adventures, Gear Reviews, Hiking, Paddling, Skiing   |   Tagged , , , , , , , , ,   |   7 Comments

Hey buddy,

Been a longtime reader of your blog. I am a father of a six-year-old daughter. When I was younger, my parents encouraged us to be active outdoors, and it is something that has stuck with me for my entire life. I am a huge fan of the way you have been able to encourage your kids to join you, and have been making a lot of progress getting my daughter excited about outdoor activities. We do a lot of geocaching, rock climbing, backpacking, and camping. The problem I am running into is the cost needed to properly outfit and gear my daughter. Continue reading →

Gear Review: Princeton Tec Bot Kids Headlamp

October 18, 2011  |  In Gear Reviews   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,   |   Leave a comment

Princeton Tec Bot

Headlamp
Princeton Tec Bot
$16, 2 oz. (with two AAA batteries)
Max burn time: nine hours at maximum brightness
princetontec.com

Your kids need to see in the dark in camp, too. Plus, having his or her own headlamp is pretty cool. My eight-year-old daughter loves his headlamp because it’s pink (it also comes in blue, purple, and green). Continue reading →