Are you always on the hunt for your next adrenaline fix?
We like to think we’re pretty adventurous here at Go Ape, and we’re always willing to try new things. But, the other day we laid our eyes upon some photos of people taking ‘adventure’ to a whole new level. Whether these people are fearless heroes or just complete bonkers…we still haven’t decided yet.
The below daredevil endeavours will make your heart stop, jaw drop and legs tremble. The big question is: are you brave enough?
1. Portaledge camping
(Photo credit: Corey Rich/Getty Images)
Have you ever booked a hotel stay, specified a room with a view and ended up on the ground floor overlooking the staff car park? We know we have. But, with portaledge camping, a breathtaking view is guaranteed every time! However, we don’t recommend trying this if you’re prone to rolling around in bed at night.
2. Climbing redwoods
(Photo credit: Michael Nichols/National Geographic Stock)
Now here are two men after our own hearts! It seems they too understand how fun it is to be up in the trees. But, what they’re doing is slightly more extreme than what’s on offer at our Go Ape obstacle courses. Judging by the picture, it’s less a case of tree hugging, more a case of tree hanging-on-for-dear-life.
3. High-altitude biking
(Photo credit: Wizzed)
If tackling some gnarly downhill trails simply isn’t enough for you, then how about some high-altitude biking? These guys have certainly got some guts – we wonder if they pulled wheelies along any of the ledges…
4. Extreme Kayaking
(Photo credit: Desre Tate/Barcroft Media /Landov)
‘Don’t look down’ they tell us. But, when you’re perched on a peak of Victoria Falls with a paddle and kayak by your side, it’s probably best to peer over the edge a couple of times before taking the plunge (literally).
5. Extreme picnicking
(Photo credit: Buzzhunt)
For this group of friends, a trip to the local pub for a pint was simply not enough. Cheers to that!
6. Tight-roping…with a difference
(Photo credit: Jared Alden/Getty Images)
…And we thought our tightropes were hardcore! Not only has she managed to walk halfway across a rope line suspended thousands of feet above the (incredibly rocky) ground, but now she’s showing she can do it on one foot. Now that’s just showing off!
7. The Kjeragbolten boulder, Norway
(Photo credit: Simon Taylor)
Yep. He’s quite literally stuck between a rock and a hard place. That ‘hard place’ being another gigantic rock. Many hikers have risked their lives for a picture on this infamous boulder, which is situated in the Norwegian mountains.
So, which ones would you be willing to take on? If you don’t think you’re quite as extreme as the adventurers above, but still want to get your adrenaline fix, why not book yourself a tree-top adventure at one of our Go Ape courses?