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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: July 10, 2019, 03:26:27 PM »
Any input on whether Acadia is worthwhile with a 7 month old? Ie whether an infant would be too much of a burden to properly enjoy the main attractions throughout the park? This would be mid-late August, if that matters at all.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: July 10, 2019, 03:35:51 PM »
Any input on whether Acadia is worthwhile with a 7 month old? Ie whether an infant would be too much of a burden to properly enjoy the main attractions throughout the park? This would be mid-late August, if that matters at all.
I don't think so. With a hiking backpack for kids, you can do any hike to want and the child will be secure.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: July 10, 2019, 05:55:27 PM »
Not ideal. You can drive up Cadillac mountain, go to the beach, and do walking trails but hiking would be tough.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: July 10, 2019, 09:14:13 PM »
Acadia stinks

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: July 10, 2019, 09:47:29 PM »

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: July 10, 2019, 10:13:31 PM »
Not ideal. You can drive up Cadillac mountain, go to the beach, and do walking trails but hiking would be tough.
I did it with an infant. This pretty much sums it up. If you are a big hiker, you'd be missing out on that, but there is plenty of driving and regular walking to do.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: July 10, 2019, 11:02:17 PM »
I did it with an infant. This pretty much sums it up. If you are a big hiker, you'd be missing out on that, but there is plenty of driving and regular walking to do.
Why can't you wear you kid on a backpack for bigger hikes? It's not like they have any super technical ones where you'd need you balance or need to swim through water for part of it.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: July 10, 2019, 11:35:01 PM »
Why can't you wear you kid on a backpack for bigger hikes? It's not like they have any super technical ones where you'd need you balance or need to swim through water for part of it.
True, see people can, but some may not be as comfortable with that

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: July 10, 2019, 11:35:40 PM »


Why can't you wear you kid on a backpack for bigger hikes? It's not like they have any super technical ones where you'd need you balance or need to swim through water for part of it.

Unless you get stuck on bar island at high tide....

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: July 11, 2019, 02:19:12 AM »

Unless you get stuck on bar island at high tide....
Fair point. Plan better.

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Re: Maine Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: July 11, 2019, 10:44:10 AM »
Thanks for all the feedback everyone. We'll have to find somewhere to try out a proper hiking carrier with our baby, as I have to be confident he'll be able to use one. From past experience, I don't think a regular babybjorn style would cut it for this situation. I think I'd be comfortable hiking with the bigger carrier, as long as we can mix together enough non carrier activities throughout. I just don't want to be such with it for hours at a time.