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I Love Climbing Up Trees

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    As A Child We Played In The Trees

    there was one time I got stuck up a gum tree and all the kids left me and a man from next door had to get me down. we used to play in the two large willow trees ... we had these iron bars that we swung around and a pole to slide down... we used to climb the mulberry trees...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Nov 5, 2012

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    Treeclimber As A Kid.

    Wow, this takes me back!! I havent climbed a tree since childhood, but it was one of my favorite activities!! Too chicken today. I used to climb all sorts of trees. Sycamore trees, where I would have to shimmy up to the first branch. Maple trees, elm trees, oak trees.  I once...
    shygrouchytiredbutlooksokay shygrouchytiredbutlooksokay 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2011

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    Like A Squirrel

    As a kid growing up in WA, we lived in the woods. Most of the forest was Douglas fir. I used to climb way up high and jump from one tree to another crossing the entire forest like a squirrel. Fun!
    funin949 funin949 36-40, M Nov 11, 2013

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    I don't know how to,

    but I'd really love to. This shall be enlisted in my bucket list. I ought to climb a tree someday, as high as I can. But before I do this, I must plant my trees first. Call me naive, but I'm gonna build a forest of some kind.
    starbuddy starbuddy 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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    Branch After Branch

    I think it's harder near the bottom to get started, once oyu've covered the first few branches, you're off!! Until you run out of branches...then you need to get down and try the next one. I've probably climbed all the trees in the woods nearby now, which is annoying. I must find...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    Above the Canopy

    My dream is to go to a rain forest and climb those trees!!  I want to be able to sleep on the limbs.  I want to climb all the way to the tippy top and look out over the rich, lush, green canopy.  I want to feel the sun and hear the birds and inhale everything about...
    NaNaV NaNaV 26-30 Dec 11, 2008

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    Tree List

    bushwillow mulberry pine larch redwood maple oak willow olive jacaranda fig plum apple mango pear mahogany oak eucalyptus cherry pomegranate ash plane elm sweetgum cyprus spruce baobab fever tree guava clementine yes yes. Trees are made for climbing! And for building treehouses...
    Feb 5, 2013

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    Trees!!!!

    Sometimes its had to get started up the tree but once you get up it is pretty easy from there. Its so much fun seeing how high up in the tree you can get and then finding your way down again. Personally I think climbing down the tree is kind of hard. One time I was climbing down...
    xOneWithDarknessx xOneWithDarknessx 16-18, F Mar 15, 2008

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    Something I Do When I;m Bored

    i like doing random things when i;m bored and today i was climbing trees. i was on a field trip to assess a peice of land for architecture and i wanted to wonder around the bushes. so i started climbing trees and started thinking about my chilhood years when i used to climb...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M Mar 22, 2010

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    It's so nice up there,

    even though I always get stuck...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I Fell...

    I was in WA as a kid. I was climbing an alder tree and got all the way to the top (where the branches are smaller). The one I was standing on broke. I was about 60 feet up. I fell backwards in a free-fall. My body broke every branch on the way down and I ended up landing in a big...
    funin949 funin949 36-40, M Nov 11, 2013

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    Conkers

    I dont know why chestnuts are called conkers and I am not sure if it is a general term or just a local one. but I loved picking up chestniuts and hanging them on a string and seeing if they survived as I swung it at the kids next door. . We were only about 12 and needed to see...
    anthony2001 anthony2001 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 30, 2011

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    I love it! Thought the trees have looonnnggg

    trucks in my yard, I climb the smaller ones. Just nice to see the view from the beautiful pine trees
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 1 Response May 29

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    Trees Trees Trees

    i always love heights and trees swinging upside down 20 feet in the air climbing up atree as fast as i can i love climbing trees its so exhilerating looking down and seeing how high up you are but still trying to go to the top and once you think u cant climb anymore get on the...
    mangomelon mangomelon 13-15, M Mar 2, 2011

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    Oregon

    I grew up in western Oregon in a logging town and spent a lot of time in the trees.  My friends and I built tree forts in the woods and in the front yard and often when I wanted to think I would go outside and sit up on the branch of a tree.  The first time I hung out...
    musikkvinne musikkvinne 26-30, F Mar 22, 2010

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    Related Experiences

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    damnwestcoast damnwestcoast 13-15, F Aug 11

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    Hmm... Me too. One of life's simple pleasures.
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Ok true. But are motel 6 sheets truly clean??? Wow. Me hopes so. Lol
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    http://themindunleashed.org/2014/08/16-magnificent-trees-world.html I LOVE THESE TREES!!! Take a peek :)
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Generally we've been aloft for eight several hours or even more a day. Many of the gnarliest trees involve a lot of times of climbing to accomplish measurements. Not all days are...
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    Walking through pathways, listening to the animals and birds.. Crunching leaves beneath my steps, soft rain or a down pour.. Sitting beneath a tree in the woods and writing in one...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 5

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    I've been climbing solidly for two years now. I prefer sport climbing over bouldering, however I adore both. I love the fluidity of the sport, and how it challenges both your...
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    A sweet slumber. There is a stretch of wooded land directly behind my house (my grandmother’s house, really) which runs all the way from the highway to the big lake at the...
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    So i figured i would post some of my recent experience about me and my son's 5 day wilderness trip this past week. We went to the pine barrens in nj. For those that never heard of...
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    Yes I do. The clouds fill with a darkness I love, a reverse of what most people which. I taste the fresh snow, upwind of me, to the southwest. The clouds move quickly and settle...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    First time climbing today, I loved it. It was bloody hard work but definately going again!
    Kirjamo Kirjamo 26-30, F Aug 2

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    Winter has to be my favorite season. I love any overcast day, but I love winter. I don't deal well with heat at all. I love the frosty trees, the muffled quiet. It's woven together...
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    The morning began slowly. I generally like to be on the path early. It just starts the day out right. But I felt lazy this morning… the kind of relaxed state that is...
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    But mosquito netting is a must. LOL I love trees. In fact I am a tree hugger. I used to be a tree climber. :P However misquitos love me & I hate them. Interesting thing though...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I wish I could swap the noises of ppl and streets with peaceful and calm surrounding of birds, winds rustling through trees.
    uulalaa uulalaa 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    THREE TREES AND A WOODPECKER Two tall trees, a birch and a beech, are growing in the woods. A small tree begins to grow between them, and the beech says to the birch, "Is that a...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love waterfalls. We have quite a few beautiful once here in Norway. But I would like to travel next year. See the Victoria Falls and the Niagara Falls. Perhaps even travel to...
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    Epic shirtless run today. Started out with temps in the mid 60's to low 70's, climbing to around 80 under cloudy skies with high humidity and cooler breezes - great shirtless...
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