This article had me from the first paragraph and is worth a read for anyone getting their kids into the great outdoors. Tick on the bushwalk with M&Ms. Not sure about El Cap though, even in another 10 years time …
Cliche but no less true, they grow up in a flash. One moment you’re lining the John Muir Trail with M&M’s coaxing her along on her first backpacking trip at age 4. The next, you’re watching in slack-jawed awe as she yards through the final overhanging bolt ladder of the Nose having just climbed her first El Capitan route in a huge, grueling day without jumars!
Click here to read the full article: http://vocr.sri.com/herson/climbing/tr/niad-kara.html
Thanks to Alex Honnold for reposting this one via Facebook. Would recommend liking his page for some cool rock climbing and adventure updates.