Sheer Ice Walls, Insane Rock Drops and Vertical Descents – Just Looking At This Gallery Will Give You Vertigo

Do you have a head for heights? If not, then look away now...

How do you feel about hanging 1,000m above the ground? Does it make your knees quake at the thought of it or are you totally not fussed?

Here are 22 insane photos that will shock, inspire, test your nerves and (in the word’s of Gwen Stefani) blow your mind…

Heinz Zak takes on the Alps 1,000m above the ground

Heinz Zak 1000m up Red Bull
Photo: Red Bull


Suspended 4,000ft on a rock face in the Arctic

4000ft Arctic Photo Gordon Wiltsie
Photo: Gordon Wiltsie


Insane freeskiing in Alta, Utah, USA

Alta Utah Photo Scott Markewitz
Photo: Scott Markewitz


Daredevil Andy Lewis crosses 100ft drop on slackline in Flatsands, California, USA

Andy Lewis slackline Mexican caulk gun. See Daily Mail
Photo: Heinz Zak


… Andy Lewis at it again!

Andy lewis


Climbing the Ao Nang Tower in Thailand

Ao Nang Tower Thailand Rock Climbing by Chad Podoski
Photo: Chad Podoski


Cliff diving in the Azores, Portugal

Azores Portugalred bull cliff diving
Photo: Red Bull


BASE jumping in Zakynthos, Greece

BASE jumping Zakynthos Red Bull
Photo: Red Bull


Throwing yourself off a 200m drop in New Zealand… with a tricycle

BEST adrenaline rush in New Zealand! Nothing like shooting off a slide into a canyon on a tricycle making a 60m freefall into a 200m... Photo Stoked for Saturday
Photo: Stoked for Saturday


Crazy slackliner Dean Potter takes on Taft Point in Yosemite National Park, USA

Dean Potter Taft Point in Yosemite


Norwegian stunt man Eskil Rønningsbakken living life on the edge

Eskil Rønningsbakken in Norway.


Eskil showing off again at Trolltunga, Hardanger Fjord in Norway

Eskil Rønningsbakken, a Norwegian artist, is doing a balancing act on the tip of the Trolltunga, Hardanger fjord, Norway. There is about 300 meters to the ground under him. Photo by Dag Endre Opedal
Photo: Dag Endre Opedal


Now that’s what you call extreme picnicking

Extreme Pick


Hold my beer…

Extreme Skiing


Taking on Haines in Alaska

Haines Alaska, snow record, Red Bull
Photo: Red Bull


Ice Climbing in Gorges De Ballandaz, Savoie, France

Ice Climbing, Gorges De Ballandaz, Savoie, France Photo Red Bull
Photo: Red Bull


Jumping from Storhorn to Lillehorn in Svolvær, Norway

Jumping from Storhorn to Lillehorn on the Svolværgeita pinnacle in Svolvær, Norway. p. Jordi Miralles. jpg
Photo: Jordi Miralles


Abseiling down the Krubera Cave in Georgia, the world’s biggest cave

Krubera Cave Georgia Photo Stephen Alvarez
Photo: Stephen Alvarez


Kayaker Rafael Ortiz in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Rafael Ortiz in San Luis Potosi and Chiapas - 2009
Photo: Mauricio Ramos/Red Bull


Hanging rock

Rock Climbing



Solo free climber Steph Davis tackles Longs Peak in Colorado, USA

Solo free climber Steph Davis Longs Peak ColoradoPhoto Brian Kimball
Photo: Brian Kimball


Climbing Pilar del Sol Naciente in Patagonia, Argentina

Steep climbing and Patagonian weather on Pilar del Sol Naciente. [Photo] Jerome Sullivan Looking up or down - one of the simplest way to take extraordinary shots! More of these tips at trick-photography...
Photo: Jerome Sullivan

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