The pictures on this web site look so beautiful, the cascading waterfalls are so tempting, people jumping in the crystal clear pools is so thrilling, these mountain streams are so inviting..... Think twice before jumping in!
14 students from Bangalore went for a trek to Kabinale Forest last weekend. One of them slipped from a rock, fell into the stream and drowned. Last year two people drowned in Nagalapuram - same scenario: a small group of friends going out together for a trek.
Mangalorean - Sakleshpur: Trekking Tragedy at Kabbinale - Engg Student from B'lore Drowns, 13 Survive
DC - A deadly trek
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