Outbound Tribe

Category: Our Travels

Our First Backpacking Trip with a Toddler!

After our daughter, Summer, was born we knew we wanted to get her backpacking as soon as possible. But the question was, when? How do you backpack with a baby? First, there were some logistics we needed to plan out. May is always one of our favorite months to backpack on the Appalachian Trail. The nights are usually a little warmer with the days still cool enough to enjoy. But somewhere along the trail, we always run into some rain. If we planned a trip in May, Summer would be 20 months old. This seemed to be a practical age…