Category: Gear & Equipment

How To: Fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

Learn the basics of how to properly fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) Safety never takes a holiday!  Learn how to properly fit a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) in this quick video, including how to adjust the straps and make sure it is securely fastened. Whether it’s kayaking, canoeing, or any of the other exciting … Read More

February 10, 2017 | [email protected]

How To: Fit a Bike for Kids

Bike kids

Learn all about fitting a bike for kids! Watch this short video for an easy understanding of how to fit a bike for kids. You will learn easy steps on how to adjust a bicycle seat to the proper height for your child. Learn more about our Mountain Biking Summer Camps: Grouped by grade level and … Read More

January 19, 2017 | Emily Moeschler

Choosing the right backpack, hiking shoes and bikes for kids

Bigger is not always better You may think the greatest fashion discovery was the zipper, Gore-Tex or maybe even the little black dress, but you’d be mistaken.  The greatest fashion development was . . . drum roll, please . . . the extendable elastic belt thingy inside of kid’s pants and shorts.  Oh, believe me, … Read More

July 28, 2015 | Emily Moeschler

Tips & tricks: Stand up paddleboarding with kids

Everything’s better by the water! I’m a firm believer that being in, next to or on the water is otherworldly.  Maybe it’s because I grew up near the ocean, and I think saltwater trickles through my veins and any activity involving water is medicinal.  I love reading a book with my toes wiggling in the … Read More

April 13, 2015 | Emily Moeschler

Tips & tricks:  Biking with kids

Biking fun:  Going beyond handlebar fringe and bells! You’ve made it past teaching your kiddos how to ride a bike.  You got beyond running awkwardly beside them, trying desperately to avoid even the slightest bump that would inevitably cause a tumble of epic proportions (at least in their minds).  They wobbled; you wobbled.  They fell; … Read More

March 2, 2015 | Emily Moeschler

Tips & tricks:  Hiking with kids

Hikes don’t have to mean “YIKES”! I’ll admit it.  It wasn’t my finest mommy moment.  During a hike, our 6-year old sat down in the middle of the trail and refused to budge.  He said he was done.  He went on strike.  A hike strike.  He was too big to carry and too young to … Read More

February 5, 2015 | Emily Moeschler