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Layering Tykes for Winter Adventures

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Slides from our Winter 2016 presentation on dressing babies and toddlers for winter adventures.

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Layering Tykes for Winter Adventures

  1. 1. LAYERING TYKES FOR
 WINTER ADVENTURES
  2. 2. MAURA
  3. 3. BOBBY
  4. 4. JACK AND ROWAN
  5. 5. Winter Activities Snow Play Hiking Snowshoeing Ice Skating Cross Country Skiing Sledding Downhill Skiing Yurt Camping Rustic Cabin Camping
  6. 6. @mtnmamatales
  7. 7. Afton State Park wanderthemap.comStar Tribune.com
  8. 8. Tettegouche State Park
  9. 9. True North Basecamp, Crosby, MN
  10. 10. True North Basecamp, Crosby, MN
  11. 11. KNOW YOUR LIMITS How cold is too cold?
 Listen
 Regular Check-ins
  12. 12. CONSIDER Temperature Wind Cloud Coverage Precipitation Activity Level Carrier Type Age
  13. 13. FROSTNIP / FROSTBITE Watch out for pale or red skin, especially nose, ears, cheeks, fingers, and toes Treatment: soak affected area in warm water or cover with warm washcloth. Warm liquids. Consult w/ doctor Source: National Weather Service and WhatToExpect.com
  14. 14. HYPOTHERMIA Early signs in babies/toddlers can include Constant shivering Cold or pale skin Fast breathing (hyperventilation) Refuse to feed Tiredness Low energy/especially clumsy Treatment Remove any wet clothing Wrap in warm blanket and get to a warm place Drink warm liquids Consult with your doctor
  15. 15. LAYERING BASE LAYER INSULATING LAYERS SHELL
 LAYER
  16. 16. BASE LAYER Merino Wool • Wee Woolies - $65-$70 CAD • Ella’s Wool - $59-$69 Synthetic • Patagonia Capilene - $45 • Stripes Gear - $64 • Generic polyester/non-cotton
  17. 17. MID-LAYER • Fleece PJs • Fleece pants and sweatshirts
  18. 18. BUNTING Columbia Outlet Online - $29
  19. 19. RAINSUIT Oakiwear - $60
  20. 20. SNOWSUIT • Columbia Bugababy - $55 • Oakiwear (3T-4T) - $60 • Patagonia - $149
  21. 21. FOOTWEAR Socks • SmartWool Socks - $20 • Lian LifeStyle Cashmere
 Wool Socks - $7 Boots • Kamik Snowbug - $45 • Sorel - $50 • Bogs - $45 • Stonz - $53.99+
  22. 22. MITTENS Stonz -$30-$40 Marmot - $30 Patagonia - $39
  23. 23. HEADWEAR • Hats with a Chin Strap • Balaclava
  24. 24. WIND BURN PREVENTION • Vaseline • Coconut Oil • Aquaphor
  25. 25. WINTER DO’S AND DON’TS • Don’t blow on cold hands. The added moisture from your
 breath can make them colder. • Warming up games • Snacks • Sunburn can still happen in winter. Sun reflecting off of snow
 can cause sunburn so wear sunscreen! • Drink Water! • Layer at the trailhead • Change diapers more frequently
  26. 26. PARENTAL GEAR • Baby Wearing Jacket • MicroSpikes • Trekking Poles • Umbrella • Blanket • Butt Pad
  27. 27. FINDING DEALS • Thrifty Outfitters
 • Shop the sales
 • Promo codes
 • 20% off coupons
 • Second-hand stores
 • Garage sales
 • B/S/T Facebook groups
 • Buy a size or two up
 • Plan for hand-me-downs
 • Make your own
  28. 28. OUR FAVORITE PLACES FOR DEALS • Midwest Mountaineering • Columbia Outlet (online or in Albertville) • Oakiwear.com • 6pm.com • Sierra Trading Post (online or in Eagan) • Moosejaw.com • Backcountry.com • TheClymb.com • REI / REI Garage
  29. 29. QUESTIONS? Contact Us wefoundadventure.com hello@wefoundadventure.com Facebook Groups Backpacking with Kids & Babies Little Skiers Twin Cities Hike it Baby

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