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Speed-riding down The Eiger

Postby Noondueler » Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:41 pm

This may have been posted before but it definitely deserves another.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLKVx60I5BM
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Re: Speed riding down The Eiger

Postby CClaude » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:30 pm

Its amazing what people with a whole lot of talent and are bored will come up with.
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Re: Speed riding down The Eiger

Postby boyblue » Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:32 pm

Amazing! Watching that made my ears pop.
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Re: Speed riding down The Eiger

Postby johnm » Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:27 am

I recently saw on another site where he did the same thing on Aconcagua back in '08. Apparently it took him 11 days to summit and less than five minutes to descend 9,000 feet down the south face.

http://www.acro-base.com/Aconcagua-Speed-Flying,190.html
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Re: Speed-riding down The Eiger

Postby Buckaroo » Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:00 am

One of the guys in the Eiger vid is Antoine Montant, he was killed last year doing a solo base jump.


here he is grinding a cable in Chamonix



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Re: Speed-riding down The Eiger

Postby Buckaroo » Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:08 am

Then there's this guy climbing UP a cable

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Re: Speed-riding down The Eiger

Postby Sierra Ledge Rat » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:40 am

Looks like a good way to scratch up a perfectly good pair of skis.
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