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Dierks Bentley Has Been Climbing Mountains Since He Was Four

October 2, 2018

Dierks Bentley has always been a little freaky about nature and the great outdoors.  Just ask the opening acts he's forced into joining him on those polar plunges. The nature thing came up in a recent interview, and he said it's been in his blood since he was a kid. Quote, "I really connect with nature. I know that sounds weird, but I'm made to be outside. I grew up in Arizona and there was a mountain in our backyard [called] Camelback Mountain. I started climbing it when I was four years old. I just took [my son] Knox up it for the first time. [I'm] just so used to being around desert landscape, mountains and family trips to Colorado and summers spent working at Lake Powell, this massive lake on the Arizona-Utah border.   Really out west is where I really come alive."

Knox turns five a week from today.