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Climbing INTO A Lava-Filled Volcano

British extreme climber rappels within 100m of an erupting volcano

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Any rock climbing requires a certain lack of worry for one’s own well-being—but Brit extreme climber Drew Bristol seems hell-bent on taking that logic as far as it will go. To that end, he just rappelled into the lava-spewing mouth of a volcano on Vanuatu wearing nothing but a wisp of a silvery protective suit. Check it out:

That man has cojones, for sure. But how in the heck will he top it? By deep-lava soloing over a pit filled with lava-proof robot sharks? Yep, that oughta do it.

—Ted Alvarez

via The Goat