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Member Since: Sep 25, 2012
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Location: WY : Ten Sleep Canyon
By: gunslingerz When: Apr 28, 2013

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Comments: I have young children who like to climb (4 and 8 years old). Are there any places you recommend with incredibly EASY routes so they have a little success and enjoy it? The canyon is beautiful, but my kids burn out rather quickly without mini victories. Also helpful are any locations where an easy top rope can be set for those occasions where I take my kids climbing, but do not have another adult to belay me and set something up on lead.

Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon
By: gunslingerz When: Sep 25, 2012

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Comments: I just bought the guidebook. The baby rating is very helpful. I am trying to strike a balance between a crazy four year old girl who has no interest in climbing and a seven year old who wants to climb but gets frustrated as dad climbs routes too difficult for him. What area/routes would you suggest that has a baby rating of 3 or 4 but also has some easy routes (or at least easy to start) that would help a kid build confidence as he learns to climb?

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