xRx and Daughter go camping

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  1. xRangerx

    xRangerx Woods wandering bird nerd Supporter Bushclass I

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    Took my Daughter on her first backpacking trip last night. She had a great time!

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    Watch out for the root dad
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    His and hers
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    HPG serape for me and a quilt for her
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    Set up and went exploring. A 1.7 mile hike in wore her 3yo legs out
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    Had to get water for dinner. So of course we threw rocks
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  2. xRangerx

    xRangerx Woods wandering bird nerd Supporter Bushclass I

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    Little mountain goat
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    Tortellini for dinner
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    Popcorn and M&Ms for dessert
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    Getting ready to hit the hay
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    Morning world
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    Don’t grow up to fast little one
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  3. xRangerx

    xRangerx Woods wandering bird nerd Supporter Bushclass I

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    Had a great trip. Lots of great memories and won’t be our last trip this summer. I don’t know if she is ready for wet and snow camping haha

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    fixits Noble Savage Supporter Bushcraft Friend

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    Cute and looks like fun...does she have a whistle and a chemlight on the lanyard? Great idea for kids!
     
  5. xRangerx

    xRangerx Woods wandering bird nerd Supporter Bushclass I

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    Yeah whistle all day and a chem light at night. Figured I’d better be safe than sorry and we talked a lot about safety and whatnot. Who knows how much she retained but starting her young!
     
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  6. Jonah L. Archer

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    She'll retain more than you think!

    Way to "Dad" Boss!
     
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    ArmyMacE Husband, Father, Skills Practitioner

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    Awesome trip! Best time spent.
     
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  8. Staleym

    Staleym Dunadan of Cascadia One of the Free People Supporter Bushcraft Friend

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    Hey there. Priceless life event! Wonderful setting. Thanks for sharing the love.

    From Cascadia!
     
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    M.Hatfield Midnight Joker #42 Lifetime Supporter

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    What a perfect little outing. Love it! :dblthumb:
     
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    buckfynn Old Geezer Lifetime Supporter Bushcraft Friend Bushclass I

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    Fantastic trip report and outing! Keep on taking the young one out Poppa.
     
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    awesome, and inspiring to this dad of two girls
     
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    Just great,,, simply great photos,,, Thank you for sharing...


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    Absolutely awesome my friend! I remember my first trip with my daughter, Priceless! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    That is great! Thank you for sharing!
     
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    Loved, loved, LOVED this. Excellent report and thank you for sharing it with us. She will remember it forever.
     
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    Man, do I miss those days......

    My 2 girls are grown - it happened overnight - cherish these days they're fleeting
     
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    Job well done!
     
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    Good job DAD!!!
     
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    be still my heart. precious ...
     
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    Fantastic! Thanks for sharing that. It made my morning!
     
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    OK, that's the cutest thing I've ever seen on BCUSA.
     
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    Fantastic you are getting her out so young. she looked like she had fun.
     
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    fond rememberies generated by this thread !

    our daughter (now an AARP member) was 7 when we camp'd the PNW out of a VW

    my how time flies

    GREAT POST

    GREAT PICS(you are making an album for her aren't you!)
     
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    MrFixIt Old Jarhead LB#42 Supporter Bushcraft Friend Bushclass I

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    Outstanding!
    You sir are blessed, she is adorable!
    Thanks for sharing the outing, I hope to see more.
     
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    Bobsdock So long, and thanks for all the fish Supporter

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    Way to go dad !
     
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    That is just awesome... You have begun one of the most important relationships she will have as she grows into a young woman... congrats, keep doing it, do what interests her, at her pace, and NEVER fob a question off on her mom, no matter what it is (seriously) and at what age. If you can do it, she will expect her future husband to do it; if you cop out, she'll think that's what guys do. I wouldn't trade all the sometimes surprising campfire talks I've had with one of my daughters (the woodsy one) for anything.

    Love seeing the teddy bear there. My girls' first trip out, they carried only their sleeping bags in a school pack. I carried everything else, to include books, dolls, doll clothes, games, and lord knows what else. all worth it when, 11 or so years later, little bit is carrying her own pack and portaging her own canoe.

    Keep it up.
     
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    Now that is life. Memories to tell her grand kids. You will be a super hero.
     
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    Very cool to see the little ones getting out. Thanks for sharing and inspiring the rest of us to do the same.
     
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    gohammergo I like sharp things.... Supporter Bushcraft Friend

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    Super cool trip. Thanks for sharing. :)
     
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    justa an after thought

    get her a whistle to hang around her neck

    an obnuckinfockshious one ;-)
     
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    Loved all the photos, but I think the one of the 2 packs side by side is my favorite.:)
     
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    Cherish those times with her, soon she will grow up. She will tho remember the trips and the time spent with "Dad"...I know you wont forget!
     
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    Well done Sir.
     
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