Some of the most beautiful places are deadly…

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This is Eagle Falls on the Skykomish River. To the right of this picture is a cliff wall and overhanging foliage, where there are rope swings hanging down. People swim in this section of the river, but it’s really REALLY cold, the currents are unpredictable, and there are rocks that are unseen as well as debris to get caught on. Still, people actually jump in here, and some even go down the falls in various types of boats. Recently, an 18 year old boy went fishing here and decided to jump in to cool off. He was swept downriver about 200 feet, and washed up on the shore drowned. Beauty can be deadly. RIP