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Huber: Three Dolomite Summits and Two BASE Jumps

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Thomas Huber has climbed three summits in Italy's Dolomites, the Tre Cime di Lavaredo, and B.A.S.E. jumped off two of them in a single day.

On Thursday, August 14, 2008, the famed German speed climber and adventurer began his tri-summit/jump quest at 10:30 pm. In the dark, and after some headlamp troubles, he made the top of the Cima Ovest and waited for first light before plunging back to the bottom.

Next on the list was the Cima Grande, this time with his brother Alex. Reaching the summit at 2 pm he then descended several hundred feet to a safe jumping point where he achieved eight seconds of free fall (see the YouTube.com video).

Read the full report by Luke Laeser at Climbing.com

Thomas Huber BASE Jumps from the Cima Grande

Thomas Huber is sponsored by Berghaus, Petzl, Beal, Suunto, Adidas, Travellunch, Atomic and more!


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26 Oct, 2008
Perhaps you could tell Luke Laeser that 10.30pm to 2pm is not "in one day".
26 Oct, 2008
I think the photo on my gallery is a bit betterhttp://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=72778
26 Oct, 2008
Impressive climbing achievement .... but you can once again expect to be taken to task re your apostrophe catastrophe
27 Oct, 2008
"in one day" usually means withing a 24 hour period instead of between 12am and 12am
27 Oct, 2008
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