Ever since we arrived in San Diego you know I’ve been into enjoying the outdoors a lot more but I didn’t pay much attention to hiking. Hiking is one of those things that seemed kind of boring to me.
Well not anymore, because when you have little kids they are able to help you see things so different and they MAKE you enjoy things you might not enjoyed before, it’s pretty cool.
Derek is the one that took the kids hiking more often without me and about a month ago they hiked right here behind where we live and made a video of the hike using the Sony action cam. Oh my goodness, the kids came back all excited and telling me all these adventures of what happened during the hike. They also had me watching the video of the hike 10 times.
So I decided to join them the next time after that and it was super fun. Just seeing them embrace nature and have so much fun, makes me have even more fun, that’s it! So easy!!
When we go hiking we don’t bring much but there are some essentials we do have to pack, that’s why I thought making this list of things to take on a hike would come in handy all the time; it;s easy to forget a couple so here we go:
8 Things to take on a Family Hike
- Hand sanitizer. I know you’ll be getting dirty anyways but it comes very useful when you least expect it.
- Sunscreen. Always be protected from the sun!
- Water. Lots to keep those adventurers hydrated.
- Snacks. Fruit, nuts, bars. They can’t get enough snacks when we’re out, we’re loving the Fisher Nut Exactly snack bites, super easy, healthy (no artificial preservatives) and convenient to take to the hikes!
- Light. If you’re going later in the day.
- First aid kit. A simple kit with bandaids, antiseptic and pain killers should be fine.
- Hat. Another sun protection.
- Camera. Always document your adventures! The cellphone camera should be ok too.
Ok, so now during the summer one of our activities on the list is to go hiking to new places. So far we’ve been to 2 places but we have so much more to explore!
8 cosas para llevar en una excursión o caminata familiar
Desde que llegamos a San Diego ya saben que me encanta disfrutar del aire libre mucho más, pero no le presto mucha atención a las excursiones o caminatas. Las caminatas son unas de esas cosas que me parecía un poco aburrido.
Pues ya no, porque cuando se tiene niños pequeños, ellos te ayudan a ver las cosas de manera diferente y hasta te hacen disfrutar de las cosas que tal vez no disfrutabas para nada anteriormente, ¡muy chévere!
Derek es el que lleva a los niños de excursión más a menudo sin mí y hace como un mes se fueron por aquí detrás de donde vivimos y hasta hizo un video de la caminata usando la action cam de Sony. ¡Ay bueno!, los niños regresaron todos emocionados contándome todas estas aventuras de por donde fueron y todo. También me enseñaron el video de la caminata unas 10 veces.
Así que decidí unirme a ellos después de eso y fue super divertido. Sólo con ver cómo los niños disfrutan tanto la naturaleza, como se divierten y hacen de cada cosita una aventura yo me divierto también, ¡muy fácil!
8 cosas para llevar a una caminata familiar
- Desinfectante. Se que se ensuciarán cuando vayan pero viene muy útil cuando menos te lo esperas.
- Protector solar. Hay que protegerse del sol siempre!
- Agua. Mucha para mantener a esos exploradores hidratados.
- Meriendas. Frutas, nueces, barras. Los niños a cada ratico quieren una meriendita cuando estamos fuera, ahorita nos encantan los Fisher Nut Nut Exactly snack bites, son tan fáciles de comer, sanos (sin conservadores artificiales) y cómodos para llevar a las excursiones!
- Luz. Si vas más tarde.
- Botiquín de primeros auxilios. Un kit simple con curitas, antisépticos y pastillas para el dolor es suficiente.
- Sombrero. Otra protección solar.
- Cámara. Siempre pendiente de documentar las aventuras! La cámara del celular es buena para esto también.
Durante el verano una de nuestras actividades que anotamos es ir de excursión a lugares nuevos y hasta ahora hemos estado en 2 lugares pero tenemos mucho más para explorar!
Fisher Nut Exactly es una combinación de almendras tostadas, arándanos, semillas de calabaza y las palomitas de maíz de grano entero, aplastado en una merienda de tamaño de un bocado y sumergido en chocolate negro.
Para obtener más información acerca de dónde comprar Fisher Nut Exactamente, visite www.FisherNutExactly.com. Las Blueberry Almond bañadas en chocolate oscuro están disponibles exclusivamente en las tiendas Costco aquí en San Diego!
tute-botJune 30, 2015 at 7:58 pm
I go on what I call urban hikes — long walks around Chicago. I guess it's not the same as a nature walk, but I don't have very much nature nearby. What I like to do is have a general idea of where I want to end up, but the exact path isn't planned. Since I don't know what food will be available along the way (and because I'm trying to be healthy and not spend all my money eating out) I usually bring a couple pieces of fruit and some water.
kellyr78June 30, 2015 at 10:29 pm
We just went on a hike yesterday. I always bring sunglasses, for myself and kids. And my cell phone is my camera and also comes in handy when we want to look up a certain bug or plant to find it's name.
kellyr78June 30, 2015 at 10:30 pm
I have tried Fisher Nuts, but not the snack bites. They look good!
dcruzJuly 2, 2015 at 9:47 pm
That's a great tip! To look up a bug or plant on the cell, thank you!
Mami2jcnJuly 1, 2015 at 1:17 am
I haven't tried fisher nuts. I like to take trail mix. Hikes are fun.
Janet W.July 1, 2015 at 1:27 am
I enjoy hikes with my family! My must haves are sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and lots of water! I've never tried Fisher Nuts before but look forward to trying them!
ElenaJuly 1, 2015 at 1:50 am
I enjoy hiking with my family. I have not tried Fisher Nuts before
jenmaloneeJuly 1, 2015 at 1:52 am
We do like going on hikes. We bring water and small snacks.
HSJuly 1, 2015 at 3:16 am
I love hiking and will like to try Fisher Nuts Almond Popcorn Dipped in Dark Chocolate.
LaurenJuly 1, 2015 at 3:28 am
I like to hike with my family. It is good to bring binoculars.
dcruzJuly 2, 2015 at 9:47 pm
Great tip, thanks Lauren!!
lil_lady_dzJuly 1, 2015 at 3:58 am
Yes we love going on hikes, especially when we go camping, fisher nuts snacks are perfect for this too.
Shelly PetersonJuly 1, 2015 at 5:18 am
We don't go on hikes but do walk around the park and neighborhood. I have tried the Almond Blueberry bites and they are pretty good.
Amanda SakovitzJuly 1, 2015 at 8:10 am
I love hiking and fisher nuts are a great snack for them!
Julie WoodJuly 1, 2015 at 1:31 pm
I enjoy hiking with my daughter and son, and I love Fisher Nuts and are great to take a long for a snack! I have tried the Almond Blueberry dipped in Dark chocolate! So delicious.
DeniseLJuly 1, 2015 at 2:14 pm
We love hiking. Nuts are a great snack for hiking. I've had many Fisher Nuts products that I love, but I haven't had the chance to try the Nut Exactly line yet. I'm excited to give them a try. They all look so good!
NatalieJuly 1, 2015 at 5:57 pm
We love to go on family hikes! I have not tried the new fisher products but we eat their other products all the time.
Mayela lozanoJuly 1, 2015 at 8:54 pm
Me gusta llevar a mis hijos a caminar y explotar x la naturaleza es muy bueno y nos divertimos mucho.
Este producto no he probado seria una buena oportunidad para hacerlo.
Thomas MurphyJuly 2, 2015 at 2:56 am
I don't go on hikes. I love the new Fisher Nuts!
Kim D.July 2, 2015 at 4:48 am
Yes, I like to go hiking, I haven't tried Fisher Nuts yet, but would like to.
618momJuly 2, 2015 at 4:40 pm
We love to hike. We like to make our own trail mix.
Emily SmithJuly 2, 2015 at 5:08 pm
We always make sure our boys have a little bag or drawstring backpack in case they find a special rock or something on the hike. I haven't tried Fisher Nuts yet, but I will soon!
dcruzJuly 2, 2015 at 9:49 pm
Oooh, I love this idea, get their finds in bags!!
TaraJuly 2, 2015 at 5:58 pm
We like hiking. I always take water. Can't wait to try Fisher Nuts!
steve weberJuly 2, 2015 at 7:54 pm
Yes I love to go hiking, it's great exercise – these would be the perfect snack to take along.
Karla R.July 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm
I love going on hikes! They are so fun. I would recommend taking sunblock while hiking.
Melanie MontgomeryJuly 3, 2015 at 12:09 am
I bring trail mix on hikes.
Tracy RJuly 3, 2015 at 12:54 am
I don't go on hikes, but I get a pretty good amount of walking in to my regular days. I can't wait to try Fisher Nut Exactly, especially the Almond Blueberry dipped in Dark Chocolate! I haven't found it in my area stores yet, but I'm looking!
mmstarlaJuly 3, 2015 at 4:59 am
These look so delicious. I love the varieties that they have with different flavors. I love walks- I include most of the items you have on your list and also baby wipes. They have definitely came in handy. I have yet to try and Fisher Nut products!
ElleJuly 3, 2015 at 6:36 pm
I don't really go on hikes but when I do something similar I like to bring trail mix and purell.
♥Heather Dawn♥July 3, 2015 at 10:33 pm
We love to go geocaching! We do a lot of hiking to find some of the caches. I always bring a travel first aid kit with me.
Ashley KolpakJuly 4, 2015 at 12:13 pm
We do like going hiking! and We also do like fisher nuts!
KristenJuly 4, 2015 at 7:06 pm
We go on hikes….we just take plenty of water.
Sarah HayesJuly 4, 2015 at 9:23 pm
we love hiking. we just take Kind bars and water but these would be great too. id love to have them for our trip to the beach this year
Tina WooJuly 5, 2015 at 3:18 am
Extra socks (if you get wet or start to develop a blister) and a whistle.
EllenJuly 5, 2015 at 3:11 pm
We love to go hiking with our kids and dogs – bring water for all.
Calli WJuly 5, 2015 at 6:13 pm
I love to hike! I take water, trail mix or bars and a hat!
Susan ChristyJuly 5, 2015 at 10:03 pm
I love to hike! I usually take water, granola bars and the dogs.
sandyhills xJuly 6, 2015 at 4:17 pm
We love taking mini hikes but have never tried the bites before or fisher nuts – shaunie
Melody LopezJuly 6, 2015 at 9:35 pm
We love hiking! My family is just finding a hiking groove now that my son is two. 🙂
MissKate126July 7, 2015 at 4:24 am
We like hiking the mountains, must haves on the hike are water and small snacks!
Gina WildorchidJuly 8, 2015 at 10:12 pm
I love hiking! Cold water and comfy shoes are a must! I haven't tried these snacks, but they look delish!
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janetfayeJuly 10, 2015 at 4:22 am
I go hiking occasionally and I like to bring fruit and water with me.
Tabathia BJuly 10, 2015 at 7:09 pm
No I don't go on hikes, but I have been on one before. I would take water and nuts with me. I have't tried these yet.
Courtnie MillerJuly 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm
I do hike occasionally, and I bring water and granola bars.
ms-texasJuly 11, 2015 at 9:51 pm
i don't go on hikes but if i did i would be sure to bring water, a snack and probably an insect repellant
Patricia Wojnar CrowleyJuly 12, 2015 at 2:59 pm
We don't get to hike much where I live, but I love going for walk at our park. I think a bottle of water is a must have along with these snacks!
Dawn MonroeJuly 12, 2015 at 8:21 pm
I love to take my grand kids on nature walks or exploring. I always try to have a camera for special moments.
Bridgett wilburJuly 12, 2015 at 9:14 pm
We love to take the kids and the dogs hiking. It's great exercise.
Birdie BeeJuly 13, 2015 at 2:40 am
like to go on hikes with my grandkids so we do not go real far or make it too strenuous. We always have to take water and snacks when we go.
laborders2000July 13, 2015 at 5:09 am
We love to go hiking together as a family. We enjoy the time and quiet of the forest. We also take plenty of water and granola bars with us.
Stephanie MurphyJuly 13, 2015 at 6:17 pm
Yes! Always recommend taking water, cell phone, sun screen, bugs spray and a mini first aid kit!
Courtney BJuly 13, 2015 at 7:43 pm
I love to go on hikes but I can't STAND eating any type of nuts!!!
icky yuck yuck!
Ana BeltranJuly 14, 2015 at 3:56 am
Mi familia le gusta ir de campamentos es muy divertido para mis hijos y si no les probado seria bueno probarlos gracias por el sorteo
Lupita MoralesJuly 14, 2015 at 4:33 am
El agua no puede faltar y protector solar yo salgo con mis peques solo Al zologico o al parque y. Nunca e probado estos productos me encantaria probarlo