Close Call: Kayakers Nearly Crushed by Cliff Collapse

Drone footage captures the sudden collapse (and scary close call!) of a cliff on Lake Superior.

A group of kayakers got more than they bargained for while on a tour of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in northern Michigan. A cliff suddenly sheared off and came within 50 feet of the kayakers. Luckily, no one was injured.

Photographers Jon Smithers and Craig Blacklock happened to be on a boat nearby and caught the entire thing on camera.

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Mallory Paige

Gear Editor Mallory Paige credits a childhood exploring the Rocky Mountains for her love of the outdoors. She recently spent a memorable year motorcycle camping across North America (with her dog!) and is now enjoying introducing her baby girl to all manner of adventure.

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