|This maker commemorates lives lost at the Laurel Fork Falls|
We stopped at Laurel Fork Gorge to dip our feet in the water. We met another hiker, Bob, from upper
|Hiker Slim nearly drowned at Laurel Fork Falls|
|Where Slim fell and could not breath|
|Bogey jumped in and saved Slim. Here they are safe and only wet just after the incident.|
I told him he could have drowned. He said he would have pushed me out first. Bogey lost his pepper spray in the creek. I was so grateful to him for loving me enough to risk his life for me.
Wow. Such a story makes one think and appreciate life and those we love so much more. Heroism can be so overlooked by the bad we hear. Its good to reflect on the goodness we find in the trail experience. And also to take those extra precautions and be aware of our surroundings, knowing that danger exists on the trail.