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Scariest walkway in the world

Post by SuperstitionGuy » Feb 22 2011 1:49 am

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Post by chumley » Feb 22 2011 8:05 am

That looks awesome. And the main lesson learned from this project? One word: rebar. :doh:
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Post by dround » Feb 22 2011 2:12 pm

WOW!!
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Post by hippiepunkpirate » Feb 22 2011 3:51 pm

I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have the nerves to film that while I was walking it
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Post by paulhubbard » Feb 22 2011 4:35 pm

I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have the nerves to walk it! The first spot where you need to walk on the steel brace with nothing but air below you would be my turning around point.
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Post by Al_HikesAZ » Feb 22 2011 6:09 pm

paulhubbard wrote:I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have the nerves to walk it! The first spot where you need to walk on the steel brace with nothing but air below you would be my turning around point.
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Post by autumnstars » Feb 22 2011 9:46 pm

Gee, that looks safe!
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Post by Davis2001r6 » Feb 25 2011 4:42 am

If I were a little closer to Spain and it were still open I would be all over that. As it is some Via Ferreta routes in Italy are sketchy enough.

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Post by AZLumberjack » Mar 12 2011 1:05 pm

My knees are shaking and I'm sitting in front of my laptop. :scared:
I did a little research on the subject and found this one in Zion National Park https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0hkc9dIfNU :o
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Post by kingsnake » Mar 12 2011 4:10 pm

I wish my plane flights were that empty. Usually they are cramming people into overhead bins ...
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Post by maxpower » Mar 14 2011 8:10 am

First I'd have to develop a pretty close friendship with the guy that attached the cables to the rock wall. I'm supposing OSHA has not visited this site? :D

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Post by Alston_Neal » Mar 14 2011 11:00 am

Walking that is no big deal.

Now building it, that's where the huevos kick in.
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Post by kevinweitzel75 » May 30 2011 11:37 am

Just read the guy who filmed this, Daniel Ahnen, died while climbing Everest on March 2, 2011.
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Post by azbackpackr » May 30 2011 3:37 pm

Gee, that's really sad! Sorry to hear about it.
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Post by KwaiChang » May 30 2011 7:28 pm

OK - as crazy as that was think about some of those washed out sections on NK - the drop off and exposure were pretty wild too. I was kinda shocked at some of those!! But I agree - when I would have to start walking along those iron bars - uhhhh nope - I am a wuss and I am turning right around.

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Post by Al_HikesAZ » May 30 2011 8:14 pm

Kwai Chang wrote:those washed out sections on NK - t:D
what washed out sections? I haven't been there since October, but everything seemed copasetic to me. Now Nanko or Royal Arch - not washed out cause they were never there in the first place :sl:
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Post by KwaiChang » May 31 2011 8:07 pm

what washed out sections? I haven't been there since October, but everything seemed copasetic to me. Now Nanko or Royal Arch - not washed out cause they were never there in the first place :sl:
OK - being a newbie maybe they weren't so bad after all - they were def cool - buy also kinda scary tho!!! Sooooo looking forward to leaving the corridor trails and trying out the MULE FREE trails!!!

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Post by azbackpackr » May 31 2011 8:50 pm

Get rid of the job, live in your car, become a backpacking bum.... ;)
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Post by SuperstitionGuy » May 31 2011 10:33 pm

azbackpackr wrote:Get rid of the job, live in your car, become a backpacking bum.... ;)
HAZBB for short? :sl:
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Post by paulhubbard » Jun 01 2011 6:50 am

I'm thinking this would go under the "Climbing" category. Don't watch if you're afraid of heights!
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