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post #16 of (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 11:24 AM
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[QUOTE=killclimbz;563661]I would mind a sign that said, "this many people have died here since ..." and with a quick description of what you should be prepared for. The reality is, almost every bc spot I go to has a sign warning you of dangers and people will blindly walk on. [QUOTE]

Yep, sounds good in theory, but it doesn't work.

This is a pic of the sign posted on the Kalalau Trail at the final approach to Hanakapiai Beach in Kauai.

Yet, every year there's more hash marks. People die there every year despite all the warnings. The locals will tell you that many of the warnings are just to ward off idiot tourists, but this is one that they all heed. That beach will kill your ass.
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