Sign In:

×

Last Step!

Please enter your public display name and a secure password.

Plan to post in the forums? Change your default forum handle here!

×
×

Urban exploration: Dead Cats Margarine Tunnel

Dead cats were blended into margarine and fed to humans. We're going to a secret, abandoned tunnel to meet the ghosts of the cats. But it won't be easy to get there.

But first a warning. Under NO CIRCUMSTANCE should you try to enter the place that we describing in this article. It is on an area of grave danger and for this reason, I'm not revealing the location. ENTERING THIS AREA PUTS YOU IN DANGER OF DEATH AND INJURY. Even being nearby is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. You have been WARNED. We take no responsibility if you choose to not follow our advice.

At first, we thought the problem was the cliff. A fall here would likely be deadly. But it was nothing compared to walk we had to do after scaling the cliff on our ropes. Dangling above the sea, stepping on remains of the few burned and rotten planks. I'm surprised we did not fall.

Compared to this, the relative safety of the tunnel was soothing. Or would have been, if it weren't for the thoughts about the ghosts of the cats. Or the people who were tricked to eat them 50 years ago.

But, unknown to us, the real danger was on return. We're in a bad neighbourhood. And in a city that razes Unesco heritage sites for fun and profit. But I don't want to meet the local thugs, when even the local ten year old girls are deadly dangerous.

Remember the cliff, and the rope? Imagine descending a cliff or a cave, only to find your rope stolen and slings thrown into the sea when you attempt the return?

Photos and videos (c) 2017 by Jari Arkko and Jarmo Ruuth. Video editing on and sounds licensed from Apple iMovie. See discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-4201. This blog is also available from the Blogspot site. Tämä blogi löytyy myös suomeksi Relaasta.

Play
READ THE STORY
Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360
Up Next Adventure

Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360

Watch Alex Honnold Free Solo El Capitan in 360

Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's new documentary whichfeatures rock climbing legend Alex Honnold, decimated all previously held records for a documentary at its opening. Upstaging the 12-year record previously held by the Oscar-winning , it comes as no surprise that the National Geographic film is taking the world by storm.  RELATED: Watch the Free Solo Trailer Bringing the film experience out of the theaters, allows the viewer to dive into Yosemite's valley and climb alongside

Play
READ THE STORY
Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche
Up Next Adventure

Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche

Video: Mountaineers Nearly Get Buried by Huge Avalanche

This here is every high-altitude climbers’ worst nightmare. An enormous avalanche broke loose in the Chipurson Valley of Pakistan as two mountaineers were walking up the valley beneath it, forcing them to run for cover behind some boulders. Probably would have been a good idea to get out of the way before it bears down on you…

Play
READ THE STORY
Video: Jimmy Chin and Kit DesLauriers Go Skiing in Greenland
Up Next Ski

Video: Jimmy Chin and Kit DesLauriers Go Skiing in Greenland

Video: Jimmy Chin and Kit DesLauriers Go Skiing in Greenland

In the new Roam Original “AVANI NUNA,” Jimmy Chin and Kit DesLauriers explore Greenland’s ski mountaineering potential. From whales breaching to couloirs leading straight into the frigid North Atlantic, this visual splendor highlights the area’s unique character and natural beauty. As usual, Jimmy provides some philosophical musings in addition to his rad skiing. Taking advantage of lightweight drone technology, Jimmy and Kit manage to capture overhead shots that wouldn’t be possible