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Zion Hikers Recount Surviving A Flash Flood
Zion Hikers Recount Surviving A Flash Flood

AIR DATE: August 26, 2010

Imagine climbing through Zion National Park, only to see a flash flood rush toward you. That's what happened to David Frankhouser, Joe Cain and Jason Fico. The three rock climbers recount their harrowing experience and how they survived falling off a 60-foot cliff. "I thought I was going to die," Joe said. How an innocent hike turned into a fight for survival?

David Frankhouser
Joe Cain
Jason Fico

(Courtesy of David Frankhouser)
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These were experienced men in the toughest possible position. I am reminded Nature is no respecter of persons. That they survived that kind of baptism is a reason for amazement--and thankfulness. I have no doubt is was a crucial, reorienting experience. As a newcomer to the particular hazards of the West I appreciate hearing about how quickly such danger can appear.
Phil EmanuelSep 30, 2010 22:18:02 PM
Thanks be to God I still have my wonderful grandson.
Grandma Estelle SmithSep 21, 2010 12:53:54 PM
Have any of the 3 read the book, "Deep Survival"? If so ..their thoughts on how their situation compared to the situations in the book?
tom peacockSep 17, 2010 10:22:33 AM
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