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    dangerous pathway

    posted elsewhere, not sure if it has been posted on here already...



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    Those guys have BALLS. Big bloody balls!
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    yes, they have big balls, I like balls.
    wtf, just watching that had me terrified, amazing stuff, thanks for sharing.

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    wow...that's some seriously crazy and scary shit. So many questions...where do i begin...
    wtf is that place?
    why does a road like that even exist?
    why not put up something higher than the shitty 2 inch high concrete wall all around it? have they head of elevators, or at least pulley systems? shit a zipline would be safer than that.
    how did they build it there?
    why did they need it to be there?
    what fucking group of people would find it necessary to live wherever that damn path was going in the first place?
    what's wrong with that nice lake down below, why not just set up teepees down by the lake? why the top of the sheer cliff?
    is it a bike path?
    is it ever traversed at night? if so, where are the lights?
    most of all...why!?
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    It looks like there is a cable safety system the whole way, making it scary but not all that dangerous.

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    the cable safety system is there, but not the whole way. There are relatively large portions where it is not in place. Whether it has fallen away or was never there in the first place I dunno.

    I second the question where the fuck is this place. I would like to see how far up the path I would be able to get before my debilitating fear of heights would get the best of me.

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    Wow, man, what a thrill to watch
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    I think one of the guys he passes was actually setting up the cable system? Or maybe he was just strapping something on there.
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    In terms of pure white knuckle terror, this video still terrifies me (doing pull ups on a crane). For some reason everyone ends up with sweaty palms after watching this, strange side effect.

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    Nuts--simply nuts. My palms are pretty fricken sweaty after watching those vids. Crazy people.'

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    holy fuck, the pathway video is incredible. reminds me of myst. wow

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    Having a fear of heights I couldn't help but get shivers watching the first video, but DAMN, that second one gave me vertigo. O.O As dangerous as that pathway is though, the view up there is spectacular (and to boot, that whole location conjures up some good inspiration for art). Makes me glad there are stupidly big ballsy people on this planet willing to share those adventures.

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    That is just unbelievable... There is no way in the whole wide world I would ever walk that path, cable system or not!
    Not even for millions of dollars I wouldn't.

    Just watching that had me stunned in terror. Those guys are brave adventurers!

    Even if I wasn't afraid of places like that I still probably couldn't do it anyway.
    I have the balance of a 90 year old woman.
    I have vertigo inner ear problems and so I get dizzy and I can hardly walk straight.
    Not to mention the fact that my body likes to find a center of gravity so if I stand on the edge of something I feel like I must fall over.

    Today after the national honor society assembly I was walking to get outta there my legs got a bit entwined and I about fell over on someone sitting down. xD
    Thank God I got my bearings but I certainly swayed that way.

    That pathway is too dangerous, all the holes, and those poles he had to walk across. Not safe at all.

    That guy doing the pull ups was terrifying too. What people will do for thrills!
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    Nice i haven't got fear of height but i sure prefer keeping my body the way its and not ending up a splatter of blood and intestines all over the joint. Watching the crane pull ups can't but help think its some kind of right of passage dare or something, The funniest thing was that they were struggling to do the pull ups you would think it might be a good idea to make sure you can pull yourself up before hanging off a crane.

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    Dammit!! That crane video makes my palms sweat just thinking about it and you know how hard it is to NOT think of something!
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    After watching that crane video I felt quite lightheaded... aaaah damn my fear of heights D:<
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boolean View Post
    In terms of pure white knuckle terror, this video still terrifies me (doing pull ups on a crane). For some reason everyone ends up with sweaty palms after watching this, strange side effect.

    haha, yeah i tried to will my palms not to sweat but it didn't work. those guys are crazy.
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    I won't lie. I thought the crane pull-ups video would be a fun watch but surely my palms won't sweat.

    Well they did... just a little.

    The dangerous pathways video was cool too. Though I found myself more fascinated with the scenery and location than with the rather dangerous trek.
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    Krossj : Hey! I had a nightmare very similar to that first video! Great.. More nightmares ahead. Thanks for that, jerk.

    No seriously, thank you for posting it, although it's very unsetling, it's interesting to see such a place exist. The dude is pretty insane. I thought it would be a helmet cam but not even! Ugh.. Shiver.



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    I always loathed the "dangerous pathway" sections in half-life and such.. brings back bad memories ._.

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    the only time I had a nightmare and woke up with my arms and legs in the air, waving, and screaming, was something like that second one. Thanks for helping me relive that

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    I really want to walk that pathway before they 'renovate it' they'll probably put horroble modern railings in and destroy the atmosphere there.

    its just so beautifull!

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    It looks like there is a cable safety system the whole way, making it scary but not all that dangerous.
    There are only a few parts with the cable.

    The other hikers are all fastening themselves to the cable but the person filming appears to be using no hooks or fastenings at all connecting him to the wire. He might as well have no wire at all. And he's walking so quickly...

    That's crazy.



    That crane pull-up video has me wanting to throw up D:I cannot believe how brave some people are. Makes me jealous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PuppyKitten View Post
    There are only a few parts with the cable.
    They only show the cable at a few places, but the way the camera is positioned, it could be there in most of them.

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    They only show the cable at a few places, but the way the camera is positioned, it could be there in most of them.
    I was making my statement based on what I saw in the video AND the wikipedia article which says "Some parts of the walkway have completely collapsed and have been replaced by a beam and a metallic wire on the wall."

    Indicating that the collapsed parts are the parts where wires have been placed, as opposed to the entire length of the path.

    It's moot though, the person filming this video doesn't seem to have used the wires anyway.
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    who went up there and actually made that path to begin with. I mean...who was hauling up buckets of cement and iron beams to make this path in the first place. Looks like a good hundred years old.

    I really wanted it to lead up to some hidden temple or something.

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    omg I totally want to walk that path. It looks like so much fun. And it's positively beautiful. But I really hope the guy filming it had a helmet camera and wasn't holding a camera in his hand the whole walk! Eep!
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