Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 4 – Random camping on Howse Floodplain to Mistaya Canyon

Mileage: 15.8km It was a slightly chilly morning and Toothless wanted to walk right away, so we all set off in our puffy jackets to accommodate his pace. He really seems to love floodplains - last year he was also a big fan of the Moose River - and it is truly gratifying to watch … Continue reading Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 4 – Random camping on Howse Floodplain to Mistaya Canyon

Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 3 – Lambe Creek to random camping on Howse Floodplain

Mileage: 15.6km Camping right by the water is always chilly and a recipe for condensation and this morning was no exception. As I nursed Toothless, Kyle tried to dry off the condensation to prevent it from getting knocked down on everything once Toothless was fully awake and ready to treat the tent as his personal … Continue reading Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 3 – Lambe Creek to random camping on Howse Floodplain

Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 2 – Howse River Horse Camp to Lambe Creek

Mileage: 12.1km I woke up in the middle of the night with the odd sensation that something was off about the tent and came to my senses just in time to catch the trekking pole and prevent the tent from collapsing. The wind had picked up overnight and the rocky ground of the floodplain didn't … Continue reading Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 2 – Howse River Horse Camp to Lambe Creek

Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 1 – Mistaya Canyon to Howse River Horse Camp

Background We skipped the last bit of Section D last year when we had to get off trail due to Kyle's injury and then skip ahead to keep our permits. Our initial plan was to do it after we reached the northern terminus, but that plan got derailed. So we are coming back to finish … Continue reading Trip Report: GDT Redux Day 1 – Mistaya Canyon to Howse River Horse Camp

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