ADVICE NEEDED! Hiking Carrier that Can Hold Larger Children

Shannon Colon

Shannon Colon

I have had the honor of working and being a part of the Parenting Special Needs Magazine family since 2011. My responsibilities include keeping up with trending topics pertaining to our readers. I concentrate on drawing in our target market and keeping our social media sites active and informative.

6 Responses

  1. Avatar Elizabeth says:

    The freeloader. Just saw someone using it. Perfect for you!

  2. Avatar Charlene Kew says:

    Rachel coleman used a deuter kid comfort 3 ….
    My daughter has cp and uses a power wheelchair …. she is 8yrs old and about 60 pounds …. i use the kid comfort 3 also …. used it for a 4.5 hr hike 🙂
    I added extra padding ect

  3. Avatar Hasan says:

    You can use Clevr Baby Back Pack Cross Country Child Carrier.
    It has some very good features.
    1. Lightweight aluminum frame weighing 5.1 pounds
    2. Suitable for children weighing up to 33 pounds (can hold children between ages 6 months to 4 years)
    3. Retractable and removable canopy
    4. Multiple pockets
    5. Made from breathable 600D oxford cloth
    For more info please visit

  4. Avatar Claudia Mann says:

    The Freeloader is the best carrier I have seen used with larger children and children who are special needs.

  5. Avatar Cathy Leslie says:

    I carry my son who is 48 lbs and is 14 years old in a Kelty. I also use walking sticks for added support. You can sometimes find someone selling them on craigslist. I got mine for $10. I’m excited that Deuter is coming out with a specialized one due to the “We carry Kevan” experience. Can’t wait!

  6. Avatar Andrew says:

    I use the freeloader for my son who is 6 years old and 65lbs. I write a blog about hiking with my special needs son. you can check it out at

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