North Carolina August 12, 2015
10 Terrifying Views In North Carolina That Will Make Your Palms Sweat
North Carolina is filled with abundant beauty. Yet sometimes that beauty can be a bit dangerous. On the edge of a mountain or on the coast…these pictures and their daredevil subjects capture the spine-tingling beauty found in our state.
1. "Floating on Cloud 9"
Sgt. Michael Murphy does a quick pose before making his descent over Bogue Airfield.
2. On the edge
After a successful hike, a young woman stands on the edge of Mac Rae Peak.
3. Would you use that ladder?
A ladder is tucked between rocks on Grandfather Mountain.
4. "Surfing Cape Hatteras"
Strong September winds bring several surfers out to conquer the waves.
5. "Make a splash"
A marine is submerged below water in a self-rescue drill at Camp Lejeune.
6. Steep climb
A rock climber clings to the edge in order to lift himself up on the Sauratown Mountain Chain. Today, Pilot Mountain is the only remaining remnant of the ancient mountains.
7. Falling into the Atlantic
A group of skydivers face their fears and have a little fun with flying.
8. Nap time on Linville Gorge
I'd be a bit scared to close my eyes on the edge of this cliff!
9. Waterfall jump
A young man leaps off a cliff at Courthouse Falls. It's extremely important to make sure the waterfall you're jumping off of is safe and clear for jumps. Don't do this at home kids!
10. The perfect picture
This is a moment that makes you wonder if the perfect picture is really worth it. Watch out for oncoming trains in Cary.
Do you have any pictures of terrifying views from North Carolina? Please share in the comments below!