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Date: 08/13/11 04:00 PM

94 Responses to Stairway to Heaven

  1. Profile photo of rl1
    rl1 Male 18-29
    12 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 3:16 pm
    Link: Stairway to Heaven - Man climbs 1700 ft straight up. It takes some serious balls to do this job.
  2. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36656 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    @ 5:30 "If a storms blowing through, there`s no quick way down."
    Yes there is.


  3. Profile photo of HamilTaco
    HamilTaco Male 18-29
    178 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    That would be a horrible fall. All that time knowing that you`re about to die.
  4. Profile photo of Bewsa30
    Bewsa30 Male 30-39
    36 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    Damn, now thats getting high
  5. Profile photo of Enigima
    Enigima Male 18-29
    82 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    Just watching that made me shat my pants..
  6. Profile photo of jonnycake63
    jonnycake63 Male 18-29
    146 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:22 pm
    Holy Poo
  7. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:23 pm
    An old repost of one of my submissions.
  8. Profile photo of Kougaiji
    Kougaiji Male 18-29
    604 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:26 pm
    omg. omg. omg. all i keep thinking is omg. jesus drat that`s scary. It doesn`t help that he`s using a fisheye lens. Omg. The work it takes to make society possible. omg it just keeps going. higher and higher. why do people do this?
  9. Profile photo of Pillmatic_
    Pillmatic_ Male 18-29
    93 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    wow... i bet these guys make aloooooot more then I do!
  10. Profile photo of Mornaf
    Mornaf Male 18-29
    820 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    oh god, I felt vertigo just from watching this thing.

    also, they should have a zipline as the way to get down.
  11. Profile photo of patchouly
    patchouly Male 40-49
    4746 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:39 pm
    Repost, but a damn good one.
  12. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
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    August 13, 2011 at 4:46 pm
    "wow... i bet these guys make aloooooot more then I do!"

    Why? Is it because they likely know the difference between "then" and "than"?
  13. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:46 pm
    On another thought, imagine climbing down.
  14. Profile photo of Wattstone
    Wattstone Male 18-29
    167 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:48 pm
    I gotta say, I usually like hights, but that was unnerving to watch.
  15. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    I saw this the other day at work, I made the mistake of watching it while eating lunch. Bad idea.
  16. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:53 pm
    @Gerry ;-) touche
  17. Profile photo of nkslover
    nkslover Female 18-29
    30 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 4:55 pm
    I would poo myself.
  18. Profile photo of LillianDulci
    LillianDulci Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:00 pm
    Nearly the whole time I was watching this, I was squirming and thinking don`t fall don`t fall. Ahh I could hardly watch it x_x How can anyone do that??
  19. Profile photo of I-See-U
    I-See-U Male 18-29
    354 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:00 pm
    how come no parachutes?
  20. Profile photo of slut_etta
    slut_etta Female 50-59
    3849 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:02 pm
    not enough money in the world, not enough jewelry, not enough of ANYTHING to get me to do that. getting an anxiety attack sitting here thinking about it......
  21. Profile photo of Josh1308
    Josh1308 Male 13-17
    12 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:07 pm
    Helicopter up, base jump down... would save so much time
  22. Profile photo of Undamaged
    Undamaged Male 18-29
    34 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:17 pm
    Repost? This is worthy of a repost antway. I hope he gets paid a lot.
  23. Profile photo of cyborg
    cyborg Male 13-17
    2790 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm
    if i went, i would want a parachute or a safety line. maybe just a pulley at the top with a cable attached to me...or maybe a winch...
  24. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36656 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    I`m not afraid of heights at all.

    But this scared me
  25. Profile photo of aussieguy29
    aussieguy29 Male 18-29
    420 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    I wouldnt do that job for any amount of money. I watched the whole video and felt sick the entire time.
  26. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    I searched the average salary, found something here. Average is 40,000, one guy who worked 60 hours a week made 60,000 in a year. That`s insanely under payed for what they are doing.
  27. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3599 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    this made me a bit queasy...
  28. Profile photo of Aedran
    Aedran Female 18-29
    295 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:18 pm
    They should get to parachute down.
  29. Profile photo of CaptKangaroo
    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
    2343 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:22 pm
    Not a bad career...for a base jumper.
  30. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:30 pm
    Sorry that is $40,000.
  31. Profile photo of darkmagic14n
    darkmagic14n Male 18-29
    1625 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    in short....finish college
  32. Profile photo of NATattack
    NATattack Female 18-29
    285 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 6:49 pm
    I am totally freaked by heights and this hard my stomach in knots watching! I would never let @xCYBERDYNEx do this!
  33. Profile photo of Supricky06
    Supricky06 Male 18-29
    50 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 7:11 pm
    How much do these guys get paid???
  34. Profile photo of Errand_boy
    Errand_boy Male 30-39
    621 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    I climbed smaller towers before and halfway up(no matter how physically fit you are) your arms and legs start feeling like noodles. I fixed chimneys on apartment complexes and got over my fear of heights, but 2 weeks after I quit I was right back where I started. Now, I wouldn`t climb a tree unless the pay is right.
  35. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 7:47 pm
    wow 0_0.

    That job is intense. I`m not afraid of heights but... geez. I`d loose my lunch doing this.

    But other than that... I`d love it do it once.
  36. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 8:08 pm
    Yah, you saw that toolbag? That`s not his toolbag...that`s his balls
  37. Profile photo of Thdot
    Thdot Male 30-39
    658 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm
    He is in complete violation of OSHA standards. The face is blurred cause these jokers would be black listed by the industry and never work again.
  38. Profile photo of Lucky2u
    Lucky2u Male 18-29
    315 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    Dear god. No.
  39. Profile photo of jamie76
    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2345 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 9:39 pm
    Thdot

    you are a tard.
  40. Profile photo of Kiete5
    Kiete5 Male 18-29
    123 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 9:40 pm
    Sweet jesus, I`d at least want a freaking parachute or something.... You have too much time to freak out about dying if you ever accidentally fall.. and then there`s the fact that you *will* die if you ever do fall...
  41. Profile photo of Abandonnez
    Abandonnez Male 18-29
    229 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 10:34 pm
    I think I just developed a fear of heights! :O
  42. Profile photo of swiftkeys
    swiftkeys Male 18-29
    500 posts
    August 13, 2011 at 11:13 pm
    You know that feeling you get in your feet? ... yup
  43. Profile photo of thehitcher
    thehitcher Male 18-29
    237 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 12:06 am
    i would be soiling my pants at 50 feet i cant imagine 1700
  44. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7558 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 12:49 am
    I actually felt sick watching that.
  45. Profile photo of GuiStuie
    GuiStuie Male 30-39
    119 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:18 am
    I think it would be easier, faster, and just all around more practical to jump off with a parachute. You`d be able to pack your chute in less than half the time it would take to climb back down. Not to mention you`d relieve yourself of the physical labor of climbing back down.

    Oh, and btw, this is a dratING REPOST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  46. Profile photo of maddux32
    maddux32 Male 30-39
    926 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:19 am
    Even if you`re not afraid of heights....that bit where you climb without being attached to safety equipment has to be unsettling. I`d be too paralyzed with fear to move. One wrong step, one gust of wind, one mistake...that`s your ass. Much respect.
  47. Profile photo of maddux32
    maddux32 Male 30-39
    926 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:22 am
    I mean the salary has to start somewhere north of six figures to even consider doing this for a living. At the end of the video I saw something about this guy being an engineer, so I`m guessing 180+.
  48. Profile photo of LegerDemain
    LegerDemain Male 18-29
    124 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:24 am
    Stairway to Nowhere in particular.
  49. Profile photo of CoyoteKing
    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:50 am
    fml i feel sick watching that. but couldnt turn away...
  50. Profile photo of razbitom
    razbitom Male 40-49
    913 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:58 am
    i know it didn`t pay much when my father used to do it back in the late 50s. he got minimum, somewhere around 75 cents an hour.
    personally i`d be curled up in a ball crying as soon as the elevator door opened.
  51. Profile photo of Enjin
    Enjin Male 30-39
    802 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:01 am
    Classic!
  52. Profile photo of roketamine
    roketamine Male 40-49
    68 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:08 am
    yawn seen this before
  53. Profile photo of buttsdowhat
    buttsdowhat Female 18-29
    374 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:18 am
    NOPE.
  54. Profile photo of TopperHey
    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:26 am
    ummmm.. why climb RIGHT to the top?
  55. Profile photo of xCYBERDYNEx
    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 3:18 am
    For the folks that don`t know how to scroll down, they get paid between $40,000 and $60,000 annually. Nowhere near enough for that job.
  56. Profile photo of Squinky
    Squinky Female 18-29
    117 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 4:13 am
    I never thought of myself as afraid of heights, but that made me sick just watching it! :S
  57. Profile photo of MikeyNiv
    MikeyNiv Male 18-29
    697 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 4:21 am
    I get butterflies every time I watch this.
  58. Profile photo of rubbiten
    rubbiten Male 18-29
    145 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 4:40 am
    repost of a reposts repost
  59. Profile photo of Listypoos
    Listypoos Male 40-49
    3069 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 6:22 am
    I couldn`t do it... I can`t even watch him do it without wincing.
  60. Profile photo of tedgp
    tedgp Male 30-39
    3287 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 6:26 am
    Lol i love how they `clip` the hook onto things. If they actually did fall, the hook would just fall off.
  61. Profile photo of AngryAsian
    AngryAsian Male 13-17
    122 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 6:31 am
    holy poo that made me poo
    i tip my hat off to you sir
  62. Profile photo of DJL
    DJL Male 30-39
    134 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 6:44 am
    drat..... .......THAT.... ............poo. Not without a BASE rig.
  63. Profile photo of bloodnwth
    bloodnwth Male 13-17
    11 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 7:02 am
    for starters i dont do good at 15 feet, and i would rather go to hell if this is how you got to heaven.
  64. Profile photo of Lixa123
    Lixa123 Female 18-29
    579 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 7:26 am
    why would you do this job
    why would you do this job
    why would you do this job
    why would you do this job
  65. Profile photo of dsp2003
    dsp2003 Male 18-29
    153 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 7:30 am
    *Not pictured: balls the size of coconuts
  66. Profile photo of BigWaFuu
    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
    1163 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 9:25 am
    "wow hes pretty high up.. oh okay he reached the top. Wait, why is he climbing outside the tower. Oh wow he`s going higher? Okay, there`s a electrical box, now hes at the top. Wait, why are you still climbing? No, no, please dont look down.. oh... my... god...
  67. Profile photo of test-user564
    test-user564 Male 18-29
    490 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 11:05 am
    meh id do it if i got paid enough, not to say that it wouldn`t have to be a butt load of money!
  68. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 11:39 am
    "Oh man, that diarrhea medicine is wearing off."
  69. Profile photo of coolthing97
    coolthing97 Male 18-29
    1057 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    Damn, that`s so high I bet he could take a parachute out, do any preparations necessary, put it on his back, and still have time before he has to open the chute while falling. >_> Lol.
  70. Profile photo of carmium
    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm
    I swear if they teleported me onto that thing they`d find my skeleton in a death grip around it years later...
  71. Profile photo of skaterboy17
    skaterboy17 Male 18-29
    296 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm
    "Man climbs 1700 feet straight up" vs. "Man takes elevator 1600 feet straight up, then starts climbing another 150 feet." Scary as hell, and I wouldn`t want to be in his shoes, but a bit misleading of a title, no?
  72. Profile photo of shock-n-awe
    shock-n-awe Male 18-29
    197 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:25 pm
    There are no circumstances I can think of that would see me make my way up that tower.

    And they are free climbing it. It made my stomach turn a little when they said that. I wonder what kind of safety record that occupation has. One thing is for sure... not one of those guys ever got testicular cancer, cause cancer can`t do anything to the solid brass nuts these guys have
  73. Profile photo of flyducks
    flyducks Male 13-17
    231 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 1:40 pm
    i felt like i was going to fall, i couldn`t do that
  74. Profile photo of number1man
    number1man Male 13-17
    240 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:30 pm
    this is one of those jobs where u dont sleep with your partner`s wife
  75. Profile photo of GParadox
    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    Its not that money would convince me to do this- I would be physically incapable of moving my body because of fear paralysis. I have been on second level floors in malls(you can feel movement) that made me have to lay down. I couldn`t imagine being so high up and feeling the tower sway in the wind- or how you can visually see the polls lean when his partner grabbed on below him.
  76. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    Well... thats how the money is earned. Agree with skaterboy17 tho
  77. Profile photo of SweetAngel92
    SweetAngel92 Female 18-29
    59 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 6:09 pm
    it`s 2011, there has seriously gotta be a better way than this.
  78. Profile photo of BBJellyFish
    BBJellyFish Male 18-29
    550 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 7:45 pm
    As soon as the video was done I went to lean back in my chair, forgetting it had no back cause it broke recently, and I thought I was going to fall to my death. lmao!
  79. Profile photo of intrigid
    intrigid Male 18-29
    914 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 11:11 pm
    Apparently about 10 workers die each year in the US from falling from transmission towers.
  80. Profile photo of jimmyholster
    jimmyholster Male 30-39
    32 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 12:17 am
    Could you imagine a Cinema 3D version of this!!??
  81. Profile photo of MrLill
    MrLill Male 18-29
    371 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 12:55 am
    anyone else cringe?
  82. Profile photo of youlikeicecr
    youlikeicecr Male 30-39
    237 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 4:12 am
    Really old video, but it gives me shivers every time I watch it. The transition to the top is probably the worst part (other than climbing down again)
  83. Profile photo of venners77
    venners77 Male 30-39
    31 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 4:42 am
    clammy hands
  84. Profile photo of zilius
    zilius Male 18-29
    64 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 8:28 am
    There`s no such things as fear of heights, it`s only the fear of falling down!
    *watches video*
    HOLY DRAT IT`S THE FEAR OF HEIGHTS
  85. Profile photo of CJ-Boy-2010
    CJ-Boy-2010 Male 13-17
    384 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 8:37 am
    This is just terrifying. I wouldn`t dare even taking the elevator up, not even with a parachute.
  86. Profile photo of Pheeshy5
    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
    1312 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 9:08 am
    I`m surprised his gigantic balls didn`t cause him to lose his balance.
  87. Profile photo of ImaComputer
    ImaComputer Male 18-29
    286 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 3:10 pm
    I`ve never been afraid of heights but holy shiiit thats a pretty sketchy climb.
  88. Profile photo of RecycleElf
    RecycleElf Male 18-29
    3621 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    this is a rehashed repost. and @phesshy5 the balls joke was made last time aswell
  89. Profile photo of kissmybim
    kissmybim Male 40-49
    439 posts
    August 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    do you need to pass a psychological test to do this, or can depressed people work here too?
  90. Profile photo of fgreatwest
    fgreatwest Male 30-39
    102 posts
    August 16, 2011 at 8:42 pm
    And I thought my commute sucked donkey balls.
  91. Profile photo of kazart
    kazart Male 18-29
    8 posts
    August 19, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    Note when he attaches himself to the top, he`s not holding on with his hands. Imagine that 1700ft above ground on something the siza of a bath scale... I mean what if theres a gust or something O.o
  92. Profile photo of wickedsngr
    wickedsngr Female 18-29
    457 posts
    August 20, 2011 at 12:13 am
    Oh holy dratballs, no.
  93. Profile photo of swils
    swils Female 18-29
    44 posts
    August 30, 2011 at 5:46 pm
    YIKES!!!! I could barely watch that. Now he`s gotta climb back down... gulp!
  94. Profile photo of ROK9
    ROK9 Male 18-29
    1834 posts
    October 3, 2011 at 8:56 pm
    damn its scary as hell

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