I Was Caught In Quicksand

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    Quicksand On The River

    i was on a conoe trip back in the 80's when our conoe go stuck on this bank and my partner said jump out and push us free so i  did and i sank up to my waist in the bank i i knew that it was quicksand so after staying still i slowly truned twoards the conoe and my first step...
    ridder902004 ridder902004
    Dec 14, 2010

    Sunny Afternoon On A Kayak

    This happened to me in 2006.  I was new to the area I am living in now and wanted to take up an outdoor hobby.  Figured I would get a kayak and explore the local waterways and see the amazing scenery.  New to the sport, I decided to stay to the back-bays and inlets to avoid...
    kwiksand1 kwiksand1
    1 Response Oct 22, 2011

    Cub Scouts

    I was about 8 or 9 and the cub scouts were on a conoeing trip so we were kind of far from camp when we felt a bump on the canoe when we found out the boat was filling with water so we all managed to swim to hire and really to get back to camp we had to follow the river back so...
    deleted deleted
    May 1, 2012

    Long Ago

    I was just a young boy probably around 8 years old. My father was in the army and we were stationed on a base in Michigan on the shores of Lake St. Clair. I was walking to school with a friend and we decided to cut across this dirt field. As we started across it got very muddy...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick
    46-50, M
    10 Responses May 6, 2009

    Accidental Quicksand

    I'd been exploring and looking for mud and quicksand for a long time. I've known since I was a kid that I enjoyed sinking in the stuff. Well, one day I got off the trail I usually hiked on and found myself in a quarry. I explored the area, not knowing what I was about to find...
    malarky88 malarky88
    4 Responses May 4, 2011
    extremewam extremewam
    Mar 2, 2013
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