Sam Cook column: Gauging risk is highly personal issue
A friend with whom I’ve traveled hundreds of miles in the wilderness sent me a story from Outside online magazine this week. It was about a highly experienced wilderness traveler who drowned while trying to packraft a canyon on Alaska’s Tana River.
With the story was a photo of the Tana Glacier, where the cold, swift Tana River is born.
“Look familiar?” my friend wrote.
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