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rappelling down wall street building - burning man 2012

If you have contact information for the woman rappelling in this photo, please email me, i might need to get their model release, thanks!

I installed a 9mm static rope at the upper window of one of the buildings, and went rappelling down the facade.­ I then let a few other rock climbers do it with my climbing harness.­

The controversial Wall Street mock-up was designed by Otto Von Danger and built by a DPW crew.­

Photo taken at the Burning Man 2012 festival (Black Rock Desert, Nevada).­

abseiling
buildings
burning man
climbing harness
dust storm
haboob
hat
rappelling
rock climbing
single rope
static rope
vertical
wall street
white out
woman
August 30, 2012
Route Esplanade, Black Rock City, NV, USA

Burning Man Festival

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Burning Man is yearly gathering of about 70,000 people, many from the San Francisco Bay Area, celebrating love, life, passion and art during one week in a desolated desert in Nevada.­

The event takes place each last week of august in an immense dry lakebed called Black Rock Desert.­ A temporary city is built where about everything is permitted except violence, money and commerce.­

The culmination of the event is the burning of a large human-shape figure in a giant bonfire, hence the name (Burning Man).­ The city disappears completely at the end of the week, leaving no trace.­

If this sounds interesting, check out the official Burning Man website at www.­burningman.­org.

If you have contact information for any of these persons or art pieces, please email me, i might need to get their model release, thanks!

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For information on this festival, check out my other photos of Burning Man.

Burning Man 2012 216 photos

Burning Man 2012 photos by Tristan Savatier (email me!)

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