Hike with Your Baby! Everything You Need to Know


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

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  • Group size 50 people
  • Instructor Lori LaBorde

Lori LaBorde is a naturalist, science educator, licensed Hiking Guide through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and founder of NYC Adventure Moms. She has been leading babywearing and toddler hikes since 2014. Join her as she shares her story as a babywearing guide, questions and concerns of her clients, and why her new book The Complete Guide to Hiking with Babies and Toddlers is a one-of-a-kind backpack companion for parents that want to spend time outdoors with their little ones. Her book is firmly rooted in the realism of parenthood and will walk you through a holistic approach to broaden your connection with the environment while simultaneously becoming a safer and apt hiker. You will have the opportunity to try on hiking backpacks, discuss what clothing materials to look for when hiking throughout the four seasons, and how your carrying style can influence the way you dress your baby. You will leave feeling empowered and ready to hit the trails with your little ones! This is a great opportunity for beginners and expert outdoor enthusiasts that are new to parenthood. Come with questions and concerns and leave feeling ready for your outdoor adventure!

    Activity location

    East Hanover REI

    280 State Route10, East Hanover, NJ 7936

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