|| Experienced hikers Kari Jones and Sachiko Kiyooka replenished their souls in nature for many years before their children were born. When they became mothers, they learned to adapt their ways of enjoying the outdoors so that taking pre-schoolers on their excursions would be a gift, not a burden. In this book, the first outdoor adventure guide written specifically for parents of young children, they share what they have learned. Their practical guide to child-friendly destinations covers six day hikes, four overnight trips, and five long weekends. It includes: information on planning and on packing gear and food ready-to-use checklists for easy organizing identification guide to plants, animals and tidal life safety information geared specifically to children's needs First Nations and natural history for each destination.