PSA: Check your brakes!

Background When we bought our cargo bike in 2020 we checked and adjusted the brakes. The disc brake pads had plenty of life so we never replaced them initially. Since then we rode the bike in fair weather regularly but not frequently. It was our grocery getter before Toothless was born and our baby hauler … Continue reading PSA: Check your brakes!

I’m wishing for Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park to reopen

I mean, that's it. Stein Valley Nlaka'pamux Heritage Park has been closed since the start of the COVID19 pandemic. Natasha and I hiked there in 2018 prior to our GDT thru hike. We have hoped to do the traverse but it didn't come together in 2019. Then the pandemic hit and we haven't been able … Continue reading I’m wishing for Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park to reopen

Tips and tricks for extended backpacking trips with a baby

You might be feeling overwhelmed with the idea of backpacking with a baby. We are members of online groups that encourage and support backpacking with children and some common themes are stress about the first time going out and stress about gear (which often leads to over packing!). After thru hiking the GDT with our … Continue reading Tips and tricks for extended backpacking trips with a baby