Hiking Tragedy in the Ozarks

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Hiking Tragedy in the Ozarks

by adventurer » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:12 pm

A father and two sons, ages 10 & 8, died after encountering bad weather on a hike. A really tragic story. Prayers and Condolences to the family.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/illi ... 04085.html
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Re: Hiking Tragedy in the Ozarks

by displacedchzhead » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:23 am

Just hiked a stone's throw from there about three weeks ago. between Johnsons Shut ins and Taum Sauk.
Painful lessons. I feel bad for the family.

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Re: Hiking Tragedy in the Ozarks

by Sunny Buns » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:12 am

This is a very sad incident.

You must ALWAYS be prepared to spend the night (in bad weather) when hiking - no exceptions.


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