Tag: urban exploration

Apr 12, 2016

First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea

First-Person POV: Climbing the Tallest Skyscraper in Korea

Daredevils Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov scale the 555 m (1,821 ft) Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea

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Mar 17, 2016

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Picture of the Day: Overlooking Eixample from the Top of Sagrada Familia

Eixample is characterized by long straight streets, a strict grid pattern crossed by wide avenues, and square blocks with chamfered corners

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Feb 11, 2016

Here’s the View from the 3rd Tallest Building in Shenzhen

Here’s the View from the 3rd Tallest Building in Shenzhen

Watch these guys scale the 1,260 ft Shun Hing Square Tower, including the 194 ft spire on top. It’s the 28th tallest building in the world

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Feb 1, 2016

Teen Illegally Scales Giza Pyramid and Documents the Entire Thing

Teen Illegally Scales Giza Pyramid and Documents the Entire Thing

18-year-old German teen Andrej Ciesielski recently scaled a 146-meter tall Giza pyramid, sharing photos and video of the illegal climb

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Jan 19, 2016

Behind the Scenes with an Urban Explorer in New York

Behind the Scenes with an Urban Explorer in New York

The New York Times goes behind the scenes with urban explorer and New York local, Vic Thomas (@Vic.Invades)

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Dec 21, 2015

Daredevils Document Their Night Time Ascent of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer

Daredevils Document Their Night Time Ascent of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are back with a daring climb of Rio de Janeiro’s most famous landmark.

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Nov 9, 2015

POV Eiffel Tower Climb

POV Eiffel Tower Climb

Scale the Eiffel Tower with urban explorer James Kingston in this heart-stopping POV video.

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Jun 18, 2015

Historic Photos of Detroit and their Modern Day Equivalent

Historic Photos of Detroit and their Modern Day Equivalent

“Detroit: Evolution of a City” is an incredible study of the growth, decline and revival of the city of Detroit through historic and present-day pictures.

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May 9, 2015

The Daredevils that Scaled Shanghai Tower are Back with an Equally Crazy Climb

The Daredevils that Scaled Shanghai Tower are Back with an Equally Crazy Climb

When Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov scaled the Shanghai Tower last year (see here and here) the Internet went nuts (the video alone has been viewed over 41 million times). The notoriety inspired them to attempt an equally crazy climb of the Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen, China. When complete it will be…

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Apr 30, 2015

First-Person Dam Exploration in Ultra Smooth 60 fps HD

First-Person Dam Exploration in Ultra Smooth 60 fps HD

Watch James Kingston and Josh Hill explore the Sepulveda Dam in Los Angeles. The video is available in YouTube’s 1080p60 which makes for a startlingly smooth and realistic video experience that makes you feel like you’re right there with them. For those curious the audio track is Star Hut by Anjovi.

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