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Climbing El Capitan without rope, gear, or safety net.

After a Pakistani military helicopter plucked stranded Slovenian super-alpinist Tomaz Humar from Nanga Parbat in 2005, detractors lambasted him for milking the rescue as a reality drama to draw millions of visitors to his Web site. But in November, Humar, 38, returned to the Himalayas and nabbed an astounding solo…

Splat! That’s the sound BASE jumper Jeb Corliss promises you won’t hear when he attempts to land a several-thousand-foot free fall without a parachute. The 31-year-old Californian and former host of the Discovery Channel’s Stunt Junkies has been developing an intricate touchdown procedure. He now claims he’s less than…

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