Originally Posted by carvedog
It's not necessary at all. Until it is. Then it is very necessary. Until it's not.
Yep. I wore one when I first started rafting. Then I quit for many years. Got one last season after I got smacked by an oar. I'll carry it now, and put it on for rapids & low water trips. Do I like wearing it? No. But a skull fracture kinda sucks.
"We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love....and then we return home."
Australian Aboriginal Proverb