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  • 2000 feet below - Jones Pass

    2,410 views 2 years ago
    [Update] Added video on 2nd channel with bonus footage plus ground recording https://www.youtube.com/wat......
    Took my Skyhunter from Jones Pass to Pettingell Peak then a 2000 +foot drop down into the valley below, and back.
    The launch point just above Jones Pass is at an elevation of 12,500 ft, the top of Pettingell Peak is 13,500ft, and the bottom of the valley is at 10,500ft.

    I have no idea who the campers at the bottom were. You can't drive back there, and there were no parked cars on the east side when I left. Can only figure they were hiking the continental divide trail and dropped down into the valley to get out of an earlier rain storm. Show less
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      • 457 views
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      • 4 weeks ago
      • 448 views
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    • Freestyle/Proximity fun at 11500ft - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 381 views
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      • 1 month ago
      • 229 views
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      • 2 months ago
      • 455 views
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    • 2018 Longmont CO - Fireworks show highlights - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 139 views
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    • So very very lucky - Duration: 2 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 466 views
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    • A trance-like state (evening motorcycle cruise) - Duration: 18 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 154 views
      Note: View at 1440p if you can. YT destroys anything less.

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    • Verti-Go - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 361 views
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      • 5 months ago
      • 727 views
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      • 6 months ago
      • 390 views
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      • 1,187 views
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