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PROVO CANYON — Watching safely from my desk is sometimes the best way to experience thrills – like BASE jumping from a rocky cliff.
While I contemplate the terror of standing on a high peak, Clayton Hoyt Butler and Amber Bellows are jumping right off of it.
Set to calming, rhythmic instrumental music, this video by Josh Lloyd Media doesn’t set my nerves on edge (like this BASE jumping video we featured in December). Instead, this video shows the beautiful views from the sky as the BASE jumpers sway with the breeze and over Provo Canyon.
On Butler’s blog, he wrote about the day they filmed the video, including an encounter with a couple of big horn sheep, saying:
“Go on a nature walk through the snow as soon as possible. Go find a Mountain Goat, or scare some quail. Just get outside and explore this awesome planet and witness its wildlife.”
This video and Butler’s sentiments might just be beautiful enough to convince me I could overcome my fear of heights. I’ll probably stick to an activity that keeps both my feet on the ground.