Hiking with children
Insider tips, hiking suggestions and more
When hiking with the family it’s not about pace or elevation gain, but about spending time together in the mountains. In addition to the mountain adventure worlds, in Brixental Valley you’ll also find pram-friendly trails and relaxed theme trails. Down in the valley, playgrounds a daily changing family and children’s programme as well as swimming lakes and swimming pools are waiting.
Useful tips for your hiking holidays with the whole family
checkSelect suitable routes:Of particular importance when hiking with children is selecting a suitable hiking route. Base your choice on your children’s age, the current weather conditions and their mood on any given day. Don’t expect too much from your darlings and start off with short hikes to get them used to this wonderful pursuit.
checkEnsure variety: variety guarantees that your children won’t lose their joy of hiking. Why not visit a mountain adventure, take a trip on a gondola lift or hike through a forest.
checkShow them that hiking is fun:Hiking is definitely not boring, and can even be great fun. Show your children what there is to discover by the wayside, make walking a real game. There is no limit to your creativity.
checkPlan for enough breaks: Allow yourself and your children frequent short breaks. Carry enough provisions and absolutely ensure that everyone drinks enough. Especially on hot summer days, rest periods in the shade are indispensable.
checkCarry suitable gear: Make sure that you have the proper gear with you for yourself and your children. Pay special attention to sturdy footwear, and dress according to the weather. A first-aid kit, sunblock, a fully charged mobile phone, enough to drink, provisions and a hiking map are all indispensable.
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