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In the spirit of "kids backpacking and enjoying the view," I offer this one from 2005:

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He's not too young anymore but this was the first big trip for my then 14 year old "enjoying the view" on the Lost Coast Trail.



His little brother (then almost 6) got his own trip with dad in the Smokies.

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Sticking to enjoying the view (or not as the case might be....)

These are from the the kid's first "Big Trip" to The Wind's in '91, 10 days, 47 mi. ,  ages 4 and 8.






and my 4 yr old daughter contemplating the river crossing at Lower Pole Creek.



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And in 2006, our first trip to the Weminuche.  Not sure if he's enjoying the view or contemplating where to throw the next rock :)

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Very cool theme/photos.  Call me crazy if you will, but while I don't currently have any kids, I am really looking forward to the day when I can share my love for the wild with a son or daughter (or both!) of my own.

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Not crazy at all, Eastie!  There were years of having to change the way we looked at the trail (a lot less goal-oriented and more into the small stuff--and just being there), but seeing the world through the eyes of the kids is worth it.  And raising kids who like to be out there, and even sort of like to be there with their parents, is priceless.

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Sometimes the view is smaller and closer than we adults think.

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His first hike



His first camping trip



His first backpacking trip



His second backpacking trip



And a few dayhikes :)











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He's not too young anymore but this was the first big trip for my then 14 year old "enjoying the view" on the Lost Coast Trail.



His little brother (then almost 6) got his own trip with dad in the Smokies.


Very nice images. See background is awesome
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Priceless!! Memories for life.
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He's not too young anymore but this was the first big trip for my then 14 year old "enjoying the view" on the led bulb Lost Coast Trail.



His little brother (then almost 6) got his own trip with dad in the Smokies.


Very nice images. See background is awesome

I am planning a world trip in future.
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Awesome pics! It's a wise decision to surround kids with nature and to teach them early how to enjoy and survive and preserve it.
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