Corona Arch Swing
The corona arch is made up of natural sandstone and sits at the side of the colorado river about a 15 mile hike from utah route 279.
Corona arch swing. Rope swing see 937 traveler reviews 396 candid photos and great deals for moab ut at tripadvisor. The arch is located within the same rock formation as pinto arch and bowtie arch. There was one company that started taking clients after a youtube video of the swing went viral. The corona arch saw kyle lee stocking die sunday afternoon after the 22 year old attempted a daredevil stunt at the famous utah rock formation.
Man 22 accidentally jumps to his death during rope swing tragedy made famous by youtube stunt. Such videos have influenced more people to jump from corona arch. Corona arch trail highlights. Kyle lee stocking 22 was trying to imitate a viral video of people swinging through the corona arch in utah but fell to his death after miscalculating the length of his rope.
Also views of the colorado river and a large slickrock canyon. The route is a 1 12 mile hike up bootlegger canyon. Brian maffly the salt lake tribune corona arch near moab has become what is billed as the worlds largest rope swing after climbers figured out how to adapt climbing gear to set up a thrilling 250 foot pendulum ride under the arch. Aside from the rope swing corona arch is a popular hiking destination.
4 2012 shows an unidentified person swinging from the corona arch near moab utah. Kyle lee stocking of west jordan died about 330 pm. This is the site of a rope swing shown on some youtube videos. One titled worlds largest rope swing has accumulated more than 27 million views since it was posted on february 15 2012.
Utahs famous corona arch may soon ban thrill seeking rope swingers. The 22 year old utah man killed while attempting to swing from a large rock arch made popular by youtube has been pictured. The trail is primarily used for hiking nature trips and backpacking and is accessible year round. The land owners state of utah quickly revoked the license for commercial trips however out of fear of liability.
This photo taken nov. The arch quickly became a popular destination in moab in addition to arches and canyonlands national park. Corona arch was hands down the best hike we did in moab. As adventurers fling themselves off the top of the 140ft corona arch and swing in a breathtaking pendulum.
Such videos have led to more people jumping from corona arch. The corona arch trail was designated as a national recreation trail on may 30 2018. 4 2012 shows a person swinging from the corona arch near moab utah. Very nice and exciting hike to get to the arch including two cables and one short ladder and very worthwhile.
Corona arch 140 by 105 foot opening and adjacent bow tie arch. The associated press is reporting that a 22 year old man has died from injuries sustained after miscalculating a rope swing at utahs corona archkyle lee stocking overestimated the length of rope. Corona arch is on utah state trust lands but is set to be turned over to a federal land management agency as part of a larger trade of state. Some people remember corona arch as the site of a rope swing shown on some youtube videos.
The arch is located in a striking slickrock setting. A utah man died in a swinging accident from the arch this weekend during a private outing. It can be accessed via a 15 mile 24 km hiking trail from utah state route 279. One titled worlds largest rope swing has garnered more than 27 million views since it was posted february 15 2012.
Its still really cool to see though. Brian maffly the salt lake tribune corona arch near moab has become what is billed as the worlds largest rope swing after climbers figured out how to adapt climbing gear to set up a thrilling 250 foot pendulum ride under the arch. The first arch you see up close is bow tie arch and then you can approach corona arch and even go behind it and enjoy both views. A 22 year old man was killed sunday march 24 2013 trying to swing through the opening of the 110 foot 33 meter tall sandstone arch in a stunt made so popular on youtube that state authorities recently banned the daredevil activity by commercial outfitters.
Post a reply to worlds largest rope swing. Testing if sharks can smell a drop of blood duration. Man 22 accidentally jumps to his death during rope swing tragedy made famous by youtube stunt. In part 3 of our utah vacation we take a family friendly hike to bowtie and corona arch.
In recent years gemini bridges and corona arch have become popular areas for a small number of visitors engaging in roped activities such as highlining and swinging. Corona arch is often called little rainbow bridge which is an injustice because there is nothing little about this arch. This is the site of a rope swing shown on some youtube videos. Brian maffly the salt lake tribune blm has announced a two year ban on roped thrills at corona arch near moab which became the worlds largest rope swing a few years ago after climbers figured out how to adapt climbing gear to set up a 250 foot pendulum ride under the arch.
If you are so worried about preserving everything then dont eat meat dont drive dont use electricity dont go hiking or rock climbing dont drink coffee dont eat anything with corn dont buy anything that uses any natural resources or is shipped in any way etc etc etc etc. Feel the rush of a rope swing jump off a canyon cliff. Both geological features but especially corona arch are among the most often photographed sites on blm lands. You used to be able to climb and rappel from corona arch but that was banned a few years ago after someone died on a rope swing from the arch.
The worlds largest rope swing was created at the corona arch near moab utah which is also home to gemini bridges and the rainbow bride national monument the largest natural stone span in the world. This hike is 3 miles round trip and is kid and. David bolanos wroteboissalim not claiming 100 preservationas a rock climber you should understand this. A 22 year old man was killed sunday march 24 2013 trying to swing through the opening of.
Thats corona arch which is not in a national park so its probably legal unless the blm says otherwise. Jesse hoff 20402 views. Another fun fact corona arch is also known as little rainbow bridge because of its resemblance to rainbow bridge on lake powell. On sunday after.
This photo taken nov. Corona and bowtie arch trail is a 23 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near moab utah that features a river and is rated as moderate. Behind the scenes worlds largest rope swing duration. Worlds largest rope swing how to rig and swing corona arch safely outside of moab utah duration.
Stockings rope swing came to fatal halt because the length had been miscalculated and was too long. The arch has always been popular but thanks to the video it is now considered almost equally as a must do as the national parks in the area.