Mount Brento near Lake Garda in northern Italy is one of the most well-known base jumping spots in the world.
Standing at over 1000 metres high, the mountain sees thousands of jumpers every year from all over the world. The surrounding areas, with high mountains and vertical limestone walls, are a haven for base jumping and wingsuiting.
What is base jumping?
The ‘base’ in base jump stands for the four categories of fixed objects encompassed in this sport: buildings, antennae, spans and earth.
It involves exiting the startpoint, engaging in a freefall and then deploying a parachute for landing. Because of the relatively low altitude and proximity to solid surfaces, the act is
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