Advertisement Skip this ad »
  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Slackliners walk across highlines of various lengths at the Fruitbowl in Moab, Utah, during the sixth annual Gobble Gobble Bitches Yeah (GGBY) gathering on November 30, 2013. GGBY is an unofficial gathering of slackliners from all over North America, bringing some of the newest members and biggest names in the sport. The Fruitbowl has lines ranging from 25 to 330 feet long, all roughly 450 feet above the ground. Photos and captions by Dan Krauss.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    The two longest and most exposed lines provided the steepest challenge at 190 and 120 feet long.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Lorn Brace-Wessel, of Bend, Oregon, does an exposure turn and attempts to warm his hands in the cold weather.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Liz Thomas, of Durango, Colorado, does the splits above the canyon. This was her second time highlining since she started in June 2013.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Josh Beaudoin, front, does yoga poses during his run on the 45-foot line.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Justin Smestad, 26, of Minot, North Dakota, has been slacklining since 2006.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Anya German has been slacklining for two and a half years and came out to the Fruitbowl from San Francisco.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Forrest Parkinen, of Flagstaff, Arizona, has been slacklining for one year.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Lorn Brace-Wessel, of Bend, Oregon, has been slacklining for seven years and highlining for a year and a half.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Andrew Larson, 20, of Flagstaff, Arizona, fights hard across the gap of the Fruitbowl.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Andrew Larson, 20, of Flagstaff, Arizona, walks across the gap of the Fruitbowl.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Liz Thomas, of Durango, Colorado, after a trick session on one of the lines.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Tom Ravisé, of Quebec, walks the 190-foot line across the canyon. He has been slacklining three years and highlining a year and a half.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Josh Beaudoin, of Golden, Colorado, does the splits on a line. Beaudoin works at the slackline company Gibbon Slacklines.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Lyndsay McKeever, 25, came to Moab from Santa Cruz, California. She has been slacklining a year and a half and started highlining in September 2013.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Keagan French, of Plattsburgh, New York, does a bat hang and celebrates his 23rd birthday in style.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Lorn Brace-Wessel warms his bare, cold feet over the fire after walking laps on the lines. The temperature ranged from 25 degrees at night to 45 degrees during the day.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Custom drawings on a Chevy Cavalier from British Columbia.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    During the evening, slackliners gather around the fire to keep warm in the freezing temperatures.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Jon Fait, of San Clemente, California, tricks on a slackline with fire tools attached to his elbows.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Jon Fait, of San Clemente, California, tricks on a slackline with fire tools attached to his elbows.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Zac Timmons (front) and Kurt Hast (left) of Flafstaff, Arizona, pose for night photos with Jon Fait (right) of San Clemente, California.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Zac Timmons (front) and Kurt Hast (left) of Flafstaff, Arizona, pose for night photos with Jon Fait (right) of San Clemente, California.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Lyndsay McKeever, 25, of Santa Cruz, steps on a slackline for a fire walk.

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    A game of "Hot Shalocken" is played around the campfire (much like "Hot Potato" but with hot coals).

  • Photo: Dan Krauss

    Cold weather and snow kept the crowd smaller than usual this year, but didn't dampen the spirits of those who attended.

  • Start over
    Next Up: Share Your Adventure

    More Galleries

    More at Outside

    Elsewhere on the Web

    Comments