A six-year old boy fell 40 feet down an embankment where the BCMC and Baden Powell trails intersect and ended up in the hospital on Monday afternoon.
There are many outdoor activities that we like doing with our kids, but this is a reminder to be extra careful and to choose our paths appropriately when hiking with young ones!
This Vancouver Sun article highlights some recent instances that make me wonder if kids under a certain age should be hiking some of our gruelling mountain paths at all.
What do you think? Do you hike with your wee ones?