Go Take a Hike

by Nov 18th, 2010 // Just for Fun

Go Take a Hike

This past weekend we were invited to a morning birthday hike in honor of Max’s 4th birthday. It was to take place in the mountains of Malibu and it took nearly an hour to get there from our house. On our way we got “are we there yet?” quite a few times. After parking we hiked up to base camp where this adorable sign greeted us.

We were invited to make our own trial mix with the baggies provided. I stocked up on nuts, M&Ms and dried cranberries.

My kid stocked up on Cheerios mixed with pretzels and my husband grabbed some apples.

It was a glorious day for an expedition delivering countless plants and rocks to explore along the way.

The trail was peppered with dads pushing strollers, kids running free and even the occasional dog.

Back at base camp dozens of blankets were spread out on the grass and a beautiful lunch spread awaited our return. No birthday candles were lit for fear of those California wildfires, but we did sing happy birthday before diving in to a fresh baked batch of S’mores Bars.

camp-max

4 Comments on “Go Take a Hike”

  1. 1.) Margaret Ann
    November 19th, 2010

    Ok, this sounds like a wonderful birthday party!

  2. 2.) CookingWithMyKid
    November 23rd, 2010

    It was truly amazing. So refreshingly different.

  3. 3.) Damaris
    November 19th, 2010

    What a super fun birthday idea. I love it. I've been wanting to get a group campsite at Yosemite to celebrate my son's 5th Birthday. maybe we will!

  4. 4.) CookingWithMyKid
    November 23rd, 2010

    Yosemite! Now that's something special.

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