Winthrop-based athlete and endurance coach Brittany Aae lets her 13-month-old daughter, Rumi, get in on the action at Fun Rock, a cragging area in the Methow Valley that’s popular with kids and families. Mom and daughter also have been hiking, hunting and fishing together. “I hope she likes climbing, but really I won’t force her to do it if she doesn’t enjoy it,” Aae says. Steve Ringman Seattle Times
Winthrop-based athlete and endurance coach Brittany Aae lets her 13-month-old daughter, Rumi, get in on the action at Fun Rock, a cragging area in the Methow Valley that’s popular with kids and families. Mom and daughter also have been hiking, hunting and fishing together. “I hope she likes climbing, but really I won’t force her to do it if she doesn’t enjoy it,” Aae says. Steve Ringman Seattle Times

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