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Postby mainpeak » Wed Nov 29, 2006 5:44 pm

Thanks so much Scott. Your trip reports are invaluable. Maybe that's just what we need.... a road trip!

I have noticed that scrambling is a whole different ball of wax. Samantha loves it, and the little one follows her...any time they can get their feet on rock they get stoked.

thanks!

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Postby Yog » Wed Nov 29, 2006 6:16 pm

If I ever have kids, this is the kind of stuff I hope they'll want to do with me! Very cool Scott & Kessler! Does he know he's a super-star here?? 8)
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Postby Beaker » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:34 am

Scott - care to trade?? I have a 15 1/2 year old that likes anything that has nothing to do with the outdoors!! You can have the "thrill" of teaching him how to drive!! Thanks!
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Postby Scott P » Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:45 am

You can have the "thrill" of teaching him how to drive!!


Eek :shock: . That's one "adventure" I'm not looking foreward to.

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Postby Scott P » Thu Dec 21, 2006 12:13 pm

The detailed trip report I prmosed is (finally) finished:

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/2 ... anyon.html

Anyway, Kessler recently completed the entire route through Courthouse Wash in Arches National Park. 14 miles in a day. I assume in a couple years he will put his Dad to shame and I'll be emabarrassed or feel old not being able to keep up with my little kid. :oops:

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Postby summitrunner » Thu Dec 21, 2006 4:58 pm

If you are still in Craig when he is in high school make sure he continues the Moffat County tradition of outstanding cross country runners. Looks like a future long distance champ from Moffat County to me.
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Go Kessler!

Postby KendraJBranch » Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:02 pm

Wow Scott, you have a great kid there! And it's so great to see a child so interested in the outdoors rather than Invader Zim and XBox (*though those ARE great as well*)
Kudos to you for cultivating the natural desire to "climb anything and everything" with Kessler.
Those memories will be so much more precious to you and your family than many others that we make.
Take care!

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Postby Hiking Mike » Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:13 pm

Scott Patterson wrote:
You can have the "thrill" of teaching him how to drive!!


Eek :shock: . That's one "adventure" I'm not looking foreward to.


What should scare you is how he'll drive when you aren't in the car. :lol: I have a friends who drive like psychos but got good cars by impressing their parents when they were learning. I'll bet he'll be a good driver, though. Kudos to Kessler. :D You're kid's a beast, Scott.
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Postby AlaskaMan » Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:21 pm

I wish my little brother liked the outdoors as much as Kessler seems to. My brother is scared of snow :oops:
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