• Adventure

    Adventurous Mom Highlights Force of Nature Event

    On Friday, August 25, REI hosted a “Raise the Roof(top) Party to Celebrate Women in the Outdoors” as part of their Force of Nature initiative to encourage women to spend more time exploring the great outdoors. The event was held on the roof of the Plymouth Meeting Whole Foods, who supplied some of the refreshments. REI provided SWAG for attendees as well and arranged for a taco truck (and complimentary tacos); Conshohocken Brewing Company supplied beer for those over 21.The event began with the REI hosts providing a brief history of the popular consumer cooperative that goes back to 1938 when 23 mountain climbing enthusiasts got together to create a…

  • Adventure

    Treetop Adventures Just Outside Philly

              Those seeking adventure and possibly a bit of risk taking might want to try zip lining. Though more common in faraway, mountainous areas, there are some options here in the Philadelphia area, and even more just a few hours away. While each has its own ¬†special features, all require the use of safety harnesses and helmets and stress that participants must wear closed-toe shoes. As is common with activities involving risk, all also require a signed waiver from participants or their parents for those under 18. Spring Mountain Ski Area in Spring Mount has extended the¬†use of its property to year round by adding zip…