Update: Ok! So this is the same footage I posted on last year after all, and isn’t Aconcagua at all. It’s once again The Eiger, but edited a bit differently. Still a cool video if you haven’t seen it before.
Now, I’ll commence with the lawsuit against Team Geared Up. Let see… I’m sure I can get them on “Mis-representation of a mountain” or perhaps” or simply “praying on the helplessly dumb”. 🙂
Nearly a year ago I posted a link to a video of a speed descent on The Eiger, in which France’s François Bon donned a parachute, stepped into his skis and proceeded to ski/glide/fly down the mountain.
Well now it seems that Bon is up to his old tricks again, but this time he’s on Aconcagaua, the tallest mountain in South America. The video of his speed descent is posted below, and the ride looks exhilarating, scary, and wild all at the same time. Especially when he wanders fairly close to some of those big rocks. Cool vid!
Thanks to Team Geared Up for this one!
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