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Here’s What Goes into A High-Angle Climbing Rescue

Climbing is inherently a dangerous sport, and the fact is accidents do happen. Luckily, many popular climbing areas around the US are close enough to major metro areas that SAR teams can respond almost immediately. Last week, a climber was involved in an accident in Eldorado Canyon, a classic climbing area near Boulder, CO. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group was quick to respond, and made a short film detailing what goes into rescue off a vertical rock face. 600 feet of rope, medical equipment, and a team of highly-trained responders later the injured climber was brought to safety.

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FLASHBACK: Insane Cliff Jumping In Abandoned Vermont Quarry
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FLASHBACK: Insane Cliff Jumping In Abandoned Vermont Quarry

FLASHBACK: Insane Cliff Jumping In Abandoned Vermont Quarry

Huge cliffs at picturesque locations, with a crew of super talented dudes jumping off of them makes for quite the show. Mike Wilson is one of these guys, well known in the skiing and BASE jumping worlds for his stunts.   RELATED: Cliff Jump Defines Next Level Precision Some of these cliffs have to be nearing 100 feet, and these guys are doing huge doubles, triples, and just huge hucks in general.The action just doesn't stop as these guys flip and spin like they are trying to reach

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PSA: This Kayaker Caught in the Death Grip of a Sieve is a Reminder to Stay Safe on the Water
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PSA: This Kayaker Caught in the Death Grip of a Sieve is a Reminder to Stay Safe on the Water

PSA: This Kayaker Caught in the Death Grip of a Sieve is a Reminder to Stay Safe on the Water

For those not familiar with the jargon of kayak dangers and obstacles, a sieve is when water is forced through an opening in a rock. Water can flow freely through it, but with something like a kayak or a person, this is not always the case. Jordie Searle found himself on the wrong side of a sieve while paddling the Nevis River for Red Bull's Flow Hunters.  RELATED: The Worst Kayak Carnage It is haunting to see the footage of a man literally fighting for his life. You can see Jordie becoming

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Mason Earle Climbs Utah’s Hidden Gems
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Mason Earle Climbs Utah’s Hidden Gems

Mason Earle Climbs Utah’s Hidden Gems

Just five days ago, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell did a sub-two hour ascent of The Nose, mastering the same line they’ve been working on for years. But for Moab-based climber Mason Earle, the best part of climbing is exploring new routes and crazy lines that nobody has ever heard of. RELATED: Honnold and Caldwell Break Two Hours on The Nose And he just used Google Maps to find one of the most remote crag climbs in Ringlock Ranch. The route is on a slick sandstone wall in the middle of