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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-08-2005, 07:32 PM Thread Starter
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Grand Canyon Skywalk

Grand Canyon Skywalk
Scheduled to open January 1, 2006
Hualapai Indian Reservation

* Juts out about 70 feet into the canyon, 4000 ft above the Colorado River

* Will accommodate 120 people comfortably (How comfortable would YOU be?)

* Built with more than a million pounds of steel beams and includes dampeners that minimize the structure's vibration

* Designed to hold 72 million pounds, withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake 50 miles away, and withstand winds in excess of 100 mph

* Has a glass bottom and sides...four inches thick


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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-08-2005, 07:36 PM
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Re: Grand Canyon Skywalk

I heard about this, supposed to bring more visitors to see the canyon with a see through bottom.
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[quote author=dioxviad link=topic=33292.msg470039#msg470039 date=1131496595]
I heard about this, supposed to bring more visitors to see the canyon with a see through bottom.
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looks tottally sweet


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Re: Grand Canyon Skywalk

ugh. No thanks

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I'd hit it on it.
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Freak an A!!
how fugly.

I am born and raised in AZ and never been to the damn grand hole in the ground!!
Now I DEFinitely wont go.
1, mule rides are deathtraps-a slip on loose rocks and mule go tumbling with you belted in
2, cars and plates get stolen
3, when that tour plane/chopper crashes your half way to hell or more than 6ft. under
4, dirt and noise pollution just like at home
5, too damn much $ for who, the feds? when every damn taxpayer already payed entry fee on april 15
6, its so damn deep and no oil wells come on mother nature dug it deep all we have to do is tap that sh*t!!


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^^^idiot

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^ Hmph... well I've been there, and it was spec-freaking-tacular! Everyone's seen the pictures and most think it's cool/beautiful, but nothing - absolutely nothing can describe the feeling when you see it in person for the first time. The first glimpse I got of the "damn grand hole in the ground" literally took my breath away.



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Re: Grand Canyon Skywalk

For years, I just thought of the "Grand Canyon" as a stupid big hole/valley in the desert. However, my thought process has changed. Since I'm a nature freak, I would like to make a trip out there...someday.

When I do get there, I will NOT be going through that skywalk thingie. I do not care how stable they say it is, it looks unsafe. I value my life too much thank you very much. :winks:


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I will see if it can support my mazda3 by driving on it!

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