Scout Falls // hiking during pregnancy

We LOVE our Utah mountains! I discovered the most amazing app if you love adventuring. It's called "All Trails" and it shows all the hikes in your area! It also lets you know how long the hike is and the difficulty level. People are able to leave their feedback on different trails so you can get input from the public too. There is a filter search where you can search specific type of hikes such as what difficulty level you want, easy-moderate-hard etc. and also what you want to do or see like hike-mountain bike-camp-horse back ride etc. and find out which trails are pet friendly too! Pretty awesome right??
I'm 30 weeks pregnant and am really starting to move around like a waddling penguin but I've been missing hiking so much! The other day we hiked Scout Falls up American Fork Canyon on the Timpooneke Trail. It's a preggo friendly hike which I was stoked about but I still got a way good work out and got to see the beautiful water falls. 


Tips when hiking pregnant:

WATER- make sure you stay hydrated!
HIKING POLES- when you're pregnant your balance is a little off so it's really smart to have hiking poles to help keep your balance on the uneven terrain.
TAKE YOUR TIME- normally I'm a pretty fast hiker and so I have it in my head that I want to zoom up the mountain. Hiking takes longer but enjoy the scenery! 
SNACKS- always have granola bars and snacks with you to keep your blood sugar up.



I made this little video just on my iphone of our adventure to experiment with making home videos because I want to make home videos once our little one arrives for cherished memories! Yes our dog Remi has the worlds WORST hair cut everrrr bahahaha but her fur coat was way too hot for the summer heat. And I love how David is totally sporting the fanny pack!






3 comments

  1. isaac and i go to school in utah, but neither of us are from there. so we always want to go exploring and hiking, but we don't know where anything cool is! i definitely need this app, thanks for sharing! you go girl!

    xo, k
    pocket of blossoms

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  2. That app sounds awesome! I sometimes feel like I do all my favorite hikes over and over again but never really find new ones, so that will be perfect!

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