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Collapse-small stroller for 2 year old that pushes itself up steep hills please!

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OhMyTummyMummy Sat 20-Aug-11 20:18:43

Hello there pushchair gurus!

We currently have a Bugaboo Cameleon which I love because it is such an easy push, and has great suspension, BUT my daughter's nursery has no room to store such a big stroller.

So I am looking for your recommendations for a pushchair that:
- folds down small (and easy) like a Maclaren but
- which is an easy push as the nursery is perched on top of a very very steep hill!!
- There are lots of curbs and little steps on the way too so ideally I need good suspension
- I still need a shopping basket (I rejected the Silver Cross Halo as it didnt have a viable one)

The shop assistants I have quizzed say this is an impossible ask. Can you help?

Tiggywunkle Sat 20-Aug-11 21:58:50

My four choices would be the Baby Jogger City Mini, the Baby Jogger Elite, and the bouncy Maxi Cosi Noa, but I doubt the latter has a big enough shopping basket or can stand up to lots of steps. But we accidentally left a huge basket on the handle and it didn't flinch when DD got out; and the Babyhome Emotion Xtreet which has a good basket, small fold but not sure about suspension.

SnapesOnAPlane Sat 20-Aug-11 22:04:50

Depends what you mean by 'big' stroller - the Maxi Cosi Mura's fold up small for such a big beast, but chunky iykwim, not long lengthways.
It has big wheels and suspension, I found it great going up hills but I had a newborn so can't comment with a toddler.
Have a look at the fold, because whilst it's small for the size of it and smaller than most with the same big wheelers, it's not 'small' like a maclaren.
How about the maxi cosi Elea? Folds up small, big back wheels but small wheelspan, folds in one piece, suspension...
I'm on a real maxicosi kick wink.
There's the Mountain Buggy Swift, too, but you'll have to look at the folds on all of them tbh, umbrella strollers in general have little/no suspension and are shit for hills, ime.

aswellasyou Sat 20-Aug-11 22:12:16

Have you tried the Out n About Nipper 360? Or a Mountain Buggy Breeze or Swift? I'm not sure how small they are folded though.

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