This place is amazing, but quite scary. It was very hard for me to be here. I am not personally scared of heights, although I would not say that I'm a big risk-taker. I don't get super-close to the edge, and if I do, I make sure that there is at least a smaller dropoff so I don't go all the way to my death quickly.
But the other people here would just walk right up to the edge. They'd run along it, sit there with their legs dangling, and all other sorts of crazy things. I spent most of my mindspace worrying about everyone else, which is certainly not like me. I'm usually in my own world. I think I was perhaps worried because I didn't actually want to see anyone fall. This was both altruistic and selfish. Naturally, I don't want to see anyone die like that. But also, I don't want to see anyone die like that. You know, it would just kind of stick with you.
Well, it was a truly beautiful place. I hate to be so morbid in my description… I would have much preferred not to see anyone else there in a scary position, though.
- Trey Ratcliff
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