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yea, I'd walk out there......

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by ntsqd, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. ntsqd

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    ...not!

    "In this artist rendering provided by Destination Grand Canyon, a glass skywalk is shown extending from the Grand Canyon. An American Indian tribe with land along the canyon is planning to build a glass-bottomed walkway that will jut out 70 feet from the canyon's edge. The skywalk, expected to open in January, is part of the Hualapai Tribe's $40 million effort to turn 1,000 acres of reservation land into a tourist destination that will also feature an Indian village and Western-themed town. (AP Photo/Destination Grand Canyon)"

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    Don't have a big problem with heights, but can't say I'd be happy doing that. I've stood on the top floor of a building in Philadelphia and leaned over the railing... enough to scare me just fine.
     
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    yah, I've looked 40 stories straight down with a barely waist high guardrail. That was plenty of thrill for me, I don't mind not doing that again...

    These window cleaners that wsh the sides of sky scrapers are pretty stout if ya ask me... :D
     
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    Call me a junky but I'd do it for the rush. Wouldn't go out of my way to make it there though....I hung over enough big cliffs in Moab this summer.
     
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    the cn tower her in toronto (worlds tallest) has a glass floor on the observation level, it it cool to look strate down that far!!

    the wife was freeked out theough, said she wouldent go out on that bridge, oh i COULDENT do it..:haha:
     
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    not my pic[​IMG]
     
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    I can't stand high places unless I am tied into my own gear. Its weird, once I tie in, I'm fine. :thinking:
     
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    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Not a chance in hell
     
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    .............and built by the lowest bidder. :shocked:
     
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    What he said....
     
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    Oh man, ya, those guys have big ole' jangalin titanium cojones

    no way id be out there that pic that darkshadow posted got me scared :o

    but i have been rappeling(sp?) and i diddent get scared
     
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    it is a very cool veiw up there, indoor and an out door CHAGED IN of course look outs, get it on a clear day and you can see forever, but the humidity in summer often get smoggy.


    i go out on that glass walk way NO PROB. no big deal for me, i really havent found much i am afrade of, except myself of course
     

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