Monday, November 24, 2008

Jet pack and the Royal Gorge sounds dicey

A daredevil hopes to propel himself across a southern Colorado canyon using a jet pack powered by hydrogen peroxide. Sounds pretty daring, but here's the really scary part:
Eric Scott tells the Rocky Mountain News he's never traveled as far as he wants to Monday - 457 meters.
This seems like a good way to try it. If you run out of power, you're only about 300 meters above the ground.