Father's day alpine climb with kids

Went into the Indian Peaks yesterday with a pack full of crampons and ski boots, water and gloves, two 7 year olds, their mom, and a bag of elk jerky for family style alpine climb. 

 Not sure what it is about kids and adventures, but they sure do like 'em!

Not sure what it is about kids and adventures, but they sure do like 'em!

 7-year-olds on a rope - putting "short" in the technique of short roping.

7-year-olds on a rope - putting "short" in the technique of short roping.

 First belay - the marmot den. At least she's armed!

First belay - the marmot den. At least she's armed!

 The crux headwall around the marmot den.

The crux headwall around the marmot den.

 Back on lower angled terrain, Aya gets her jib on.

Back on lower angled terrain, Aya gets her jib on.

 Before the term "connectivity" meant addicted to electronics, it defined something more like this...

Before the term "connectivity" meant addicted to electronics, it defined something more like this...