Under the Maple

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Our spots don’t have to always be up in the mountains or in canyons. Parks are often great for rigging aerials, because big strong trees are available, the park is open for public use, and you don’t have to go far to find something beautiful.

Views of the Golden Gate

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We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to San Francisco Bay Area. The fastest growing city in the U.S., home of the Golden Gate Bridge, birthplace of the Gay Rights Movement, mother of Silicon Valley (the technology hub which houses Google, Apple, and many others of the largest tech companies in the world).

Timpanogos Treasure

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We love unexpected treasures. It’s really our goal on this trip – and throughout our lives – to find those special places that are lesser known but infinitely beautiful. Many of you may know that Utah is full of them.

Box Canyon

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Though all of nature is inspiring to me, there are few things more impressive to me than a canyon filled with raging water. Just watching the water flow and pound over and around obstacles is invigorating, making me feel the intense power of the water as well as the peace that it lends to everything around it. That’s why rigging …

Imogene Pass – Rigging Details

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The usual legal stuff: Rigging off of non-man-made structures (and some man-made) is inherently dangerous. DO NOT rig on tree limbs without consulting an arborist prior.  DO NOT rig on man made objects without consulting a structural engineer prior. Everything discussed here is how we rigged for capturing the images you’ve seen and the rigs DO NOT FIT EVERY SITUATION …

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Bear Creek Canyon – Aerial Rigging Details

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Since this is out first post about how we rig outdoors let start with a couple disclaimers and warnings to get the legal mumbo jumbo out of the way: Rigging off of non-man-made structures (and some man-made) is inherently dangerous. DO NOT rig on tree limbs without consulting an arborist prior. DO NOT rig on man made objects without consulting …

Behind the Scenes: Bear Creek Canyon

Bear Creek Canyon

We’ve decided to give a little behind-the-scenes tour to show you what goes into our rigs. Bear Creek Canyon was the beginning of my project and identity as “Aerialist in the Wild.” So we’ll start there.