A wee bit scary! Stomach-churning footage shows a daredevil base-jumping off remote Scottish peaks

A wee bit scary! Abdomen-churning footage exhibits a daredevil base-jumping off distant Scottish peaks

  • Former Royal Marine commando Tim Howell was the very first to base-jump off various factors in Scotland
  • His thrill-seeking expedition took him to spots together with the Storr cliffs on the Isle of Skye and Ben Nevis
  • An unimaginable montage of his terrifying stunts with the snowy panorama seen beneath him 

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Leaping off a mountain in sub-zero temperatures may not be everybody’s thought of enjoyment. 

However for thrill-seeker and former Royal Marine Commando Tim Howell that is simply what will get him hopping with pleasure. 

Abdomen-churning video footage exhibits the adrenaline-junkie being the primary to base-jump off various terrifying-looking peaks in Scotland and swooping over magical snow-carpeted landscapes as soon as his chute opens. 

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Thrill-seeker and former Royal Marine Commando Tim Howell is seen base-jumping over Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis

For some of the jumps, Howell donned skis. He was the first British person to ever successfully complete a ski base jump last year and he has since done many more. Above, he is seen about to jump from Storr cliffs on the Isle of Skye

For among the jumps, Howell donned skis. He was the primary British particular person to ever efficiently full a ski base bounce final yr and he has since achieved many extra. Above, he’s seen about to leap from Storr cliffs on the Isle of Skye

In a single clip, he factors the digicam in the direction of his legs, along with his ft dangling up excessive. 

He then turns the lens upwards to point out the breathtaking view – icy lochs surrounded by undulating snowy hills.

In one other scene Howell is seen gently parachuting down into a surprising valley, with the mountainous surroundings dwarfing him as he goes. 

Howell’s base-jumping expedition took him to the Storr cliffs on the Isle of Skye, the north face of Ben Nevis, the Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis and The Cobbler within the Arrochar Alps. 

Howell peers over the Number Three Gully Buttress on Ben Nevis before taking the plunge

Howell friends over the Quantity Three Gully Buttress on Ben Nevis earlier than taking the plunge

Howell said he developed a passion for wingsuit base jumping while working as a Commando in the mountain leader branch

Howell mentioned he developed a ardour for wingsuit base leaping whereas working as a Commando within the mountain chief department

The Brit's first base jump was in 2013 from a bridge in the south of France and he said his 'connection to this sport, considered deviant and unjustifiable by some, was instant'

The Brit’s first base bounce was in 2013 from a bridge within the south of France and he mentioned his ‘connection to this sport, thought of deviant and unjustifiable by some, was immediate’

All the jumps have been achieved within the area of per week in snowy Scottish circumstances.

For among the jumps, Howell donned skis.

He was the primary British particular person to ever efficiently full a ski base bounce final yr and he has since achieved many extra. 

This technique permits the bottom jumper to ski out after touchdown and navigate the frozen panorama extra simply.

Howell mentioned he developed a ardour for wingsuit base leaping, in the meantime, whereas working as a Commando within the mountain chief department. 

Over the years, Howell has jumped from various famous landmarks around the world including Table Top Mountain in Cape Town, Half Dome in Yosemite, Trident du Tacul in the Mont Blanc massif and the Grand Canyon in the U.S.

Through the years, Howell has jumped from varied well-known landmarks all over the world together with Desk High Mountain in Cape City, Half Dome in Yosemite, Trident du Tacul within the Mont Blanc massif and the Grand Canyon within the U.S.

All of the jumps were achieved in the space of a week in snowy Scottish conditions. Above, swooping away from the face of Ben Nevis

All the jumps have been achieved within the area of per week in snowy Scottish circumstances. Above, swooping away from the face of Ben Nevis

Howell is now part of the pro team for the British mountain clothing brand Jöttnar, which was conceived in the Arctic Circle by two former Marine Commandos and lifelong climbers and skiers, Tommy Kelly and Steve Howarth

Howell is now a part of the professional staff for the British mountain clothes model Jöttnar, which was conceived within the Arctic Circle by two former Marine Commandos and lifelong climbers and skiers, Tommy Kelly and Steve Howarth

He defined: ‘My first base bounce was in 2013 from a bridge within the south of France and my connection to this sport, thought of deviant and unjustifiable by some, was immediate. 

‘I developed my abilities over the next few years, which included being the primary British particular person to finish a ski base bounce, and being the primary to take action within the UK at Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe.’ 

Through the years Howell – who has since left the Marines and is now self-employed – has jumped from varied well-known landmarks all over the world together with Desk High Mountain in Cape City, Half Dome in Yosemite, Trident du Tacul within the Mont Blanc massif and the Grand Canyon within the U.S.  

He’s now a part of the professional staff for the British mountain clothes model Jöttnar, which was conceived within the Arctic Circle by two former Marine Commandos and lifelong climbers and skiers, Tommy Kelly and Steve Howarth.

Jöttnar mentioned: ‘An necessary a part of the Jöttnar story is its Professional Group. This tribe of climbers, alpinists, skiers, velocity flyers, Base jumpers, wingsuit flyers and survival specialists are intently concerned within the model’s product growth. They supply a useful resource the place new product prototypes might be thrashed, smashed, battered and crushed, and the place enhancements and fine-tuning can happen.’