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Cave of Swallows BASE Jump

Listed under Extreme Challenge in Mexico.

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The only legal restrictions in BASE jumping are those attached to jumping from other people's property. So, instead of the Building, Antenna, Span part of the acronym, try the Earth option. Sotano de las Golandrinas is an awesomely beautiful place and belongs to nobody at all. it is a cave, 1,400 feet deep, buried beneath the lush Mexican rain forest and almost perfectly cylindrical. Trees cling to the tops of the inner walls around the dark cave mouth, and a base jump here on a bright morning sends you tumbling down a shaft of sunlight past shining white rock and circling swallows on their way out.

Written by  larapiegeler.

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also would love to base jump here.. I'm going to make it happen, but i can't figure out when... this and yosemite is a must do..

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how would I go about hooking up with a group that is base jumping here?

is there requirements with most groups for prior base jumping experience?

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