Yeah, this one has even more of a pucker factor for me when watching it than the one of Dan Osman free soloing Lover's Leap in California, which is, in its own right, absolutely astounding, and which I've watched many times.


If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them more than the miracle of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it.
- Lyndon Johnson, on signing the Wilderness Act into law (1964)