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DaveInDenver
10-04-2010, 04:17 PM
My palms did start sweating and I've climbed a fair bit...

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nakman
10-04-2010, 08:48 PM
Wow, that's nuts. I was ok when it was all enclosed, but when he hops out and starts climbing that galvanized pipe with the carriage bolts sticking out of it forget about it... no way I'd do that.

corsair23
10-04-2010, 11:50 PM
Wow, that's nuts. I was ok when it was all enclosed, but when he hops out and starts climbing that galvanized pipe with the carriage bolts sticking out of it forget about it... no way I'd do that.

x2...Add to that when he said it is faster to climb without the hook connected :eek: - I had to fast forward to the end

I wonder, do they give those guys parachutes, just in case? :hill:

Groucho
10-05-2010, 08:11 AM
Try this one.
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Bighead
10-05-2010, 09:23 AM
I've parachuted from much higher altitudes than that (25,000' MSL was my highest) but for some reason that video gave me a bit of a pucker factor. Maybe the fish-eye camera view...

simps80
10-05-2010, 10:12 AM
I've never actually been nauseated watching a video before...until now...that is totally nuts
totally totally ridiculously insane

DaveInDenver
10-05-2010, 10:20 AM
I thought that would be cool to see in Imax.

What gets me is the 30 lbs of swinging tools under him. That dude doesn't have big brass ones, his are titanium and Carhartt has to make special trousers just for him.

Hulk
10-05-2010, 11:02 AM
I had to hold onto my chair while I watched that. My palms and my feet sweat. Damn.

wesintl
10-05-2010, 11:14 AM
that was pretty cool. only the very end was a little unnerving. free climbing though... :eek:

Jacket
10-05-2010, 12:16 PM
My palms started sweating just hearing you guys describe it. I hate heights.

simps80
10-09-2010, 12:07 AM
dangggitt
youtube pulled it right when i remembered to show my wife
time to start snooping around that original whatever.org site it came from i guess

Mendocino
10-09-2010, 08:31 AM
Wow! That's nuts. Thanks for finding the video again Dave.

farnhamstj
10-09-2010, 10:58 AM
WOW. That is sick! You just know that thing is swinging all over too.