@E-Rock this is awesome! We are just now getting our 7-year olds into climbing outside and they have been climbing indoors off an on since they were quite little. The indoor climbing doesn't seem to phase them but there is more of a fear factor with outdoor climbing (especially coming down, as you mentioned). We have found the most success setting up on a nice super mellow route and letting them do laps on it for as long as they are interested. This seems to help build their confidence back up, especially after trying a route that seemed a bit tough for one of the two. We just picked up some Mad Rock Monkeys for them and thus far, they seem to be a win. (Up until now, they have been climbing in regular tennis shoes.)
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