Paddler & Moderator
- May 15, 2005
The pass of the Deception Pass Challenge to the Deception 'Required Pass' Challenge.
Safetyism, that plague of the sea kayaking community, has struck again!
Sadly, it’s not limited to sea kayaking. And it’s terrible for kids, as it subtly teaches them that the world is too dangerous for them to experience without supervision by experts and authority figures.
Folk who dislike discomfort and fear, avoid risk and should not be expected to cover costs for search and rescue for risk takers who get into trouble. User pay of some sort? ... No insurance, pay for the rescue.