Klimcentrum Bjoeks, Groningen, the Netherlands

Our country is as flat as a pancake, we have no mountains nor rocks to climb. So we need to be inventive if we want to practice climbing. This tower is a steel and wood construction, 37 metres high, with an overhang of 11 metres.

 

Picture taken using a camera suspended from a kite in Groningen, the Netherlands. The image is uncropped - this is how it came out of the camera.

  • Lenny&Meriel PRO 7y

    Wow, what a great angle on a cool structure.
  • RocKiteman 7y

    Flat, schmat. I grew-up in Florida {USA}, and the TALLEST point there is only 245 feet {and that's in the northern part of the state}. I now live in N.E. North Carolina, and it's almost as flat here. There's NOTHING wrong with flat. Sure, mountains LOOK pretty, but I'd rather walk and bicycle on 'flat land'. '

    Besides, you can SEE FARTHER when KAPing in flat terrain. 'Nuff said.

    ;~)°
  • Joost84_Dr 6y

    Nice work!
  • Arjan Emmelkamp 6y

    Gaaf man.

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  • Guido Musch 6y

    Dat is waar ja, deze is erg tof!
  • Nathaniel Carolina 6y

    Cool!
  • Brian M 6y

    Awesome shot!

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  • Jens Roesner PRO 6y

    Wow, makes me dizzy, great stuff.
    Must be quite a challenge to climb that.
    Great manouevering :)
  • J Duggan 6y

    Sick :)
  • Brendan Biele 6y

    I have butterflies in my stomach!
  • natedregerphoto PRO 6y

    great perspective
  • Zilch^^ PRO 6y

    i will fly the kite.
  • Snofjolrider 6y

    holy shit :O!
  • Vexillus PRO 6y

    Stunning! May I have your permission to reproduce it in my blog? I'll give full credit, of course! Wonderful images.
  • Eric Kieboom PRO 6y

    Thank you. And thanks for asking permission - not everybody does. It's OK to use the image in your blog, provided you use the link shown under 1. on this page.
  • Vexillus PRO 5y

    Thanks Kap, I tried youre link, but it says I don't have access. Can you advise?
  • Eric Kieboom PRO 5y

    Try it now.
  • Vexillus PRO 5y

    Great, works perfectly now. Dank U wel!
  • carlosbezz 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called artland, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • carlosbezz 5y

    Congratulations!
    This is a wonderful shot!
    You are invited to post it to:


    artland
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Taken on November 8, 2008
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