Watch 20 Extreme Vertical Camping Trips

Ever felt the urge to wake up with nothing but air above you, or below you – for about 1,000 meters? Then sleeping on a portaledge hanging from a big rock wall in Yosemite National Park might be your thing. Vertical camping involves climbing up a mountain, often by a high, vertical wall, and stopping for the night somewhere on said wall, setting up a tent on a portaledge, or just sleeping on it in the open air. Watch these 20 videos of exciting vertical camping trips all around the world and enjoy the breathtaking views – or feel your vertigo come creeping. You’ll also learn the best way to go number one and number two, “vertically”.

Big Wall Adventures In Madagascar

Big Wall Adventures In Madagascar

What It Feels Like To Sleep on the Side of a Mountain

What It Feels Like To Sleep on the Side of a Mountain

How To Go on the Toilet Hanging From a Big Wall – Vertical Camping in Yosemite

How To Go on the Toilet Hanging From a Big Wall – Vertical Camping in Yosemite

A Suite at 6,000 Meters – Without Elevator

A Suite at 6,000 Meters – Without Elevator

Vertical Bivouac – Extreme Cliff-Camping in the Philippines

Vertical Bivouac – Extreme Cliff-Camping in the Philippines

How To Guide – Setting Up a Portaledge

How To Guide – Setting Up a Portaledge

Cliff Camping – A Night on the Edge

Cliff Camping – A Night on the Edge

Sleeping on the Side of a Cliff and Taking Insulin

Sleeping on the Side of a Cliff and Taking Insulin

Big Wall Morning on El Capitan

Big Wall Morning on El Capitan

Sleeping on a Portaledge in Wales

Sleeping on a Portaledge in Wales

Cliff Camping in Estes Park, Colorado

Cliff Camping in Estes Park, Colorado

Sleeping on a Big Wall Portaledge

Sleeping on a Big Wall Portaledge

Sleeping Above a Cliff at 1,500 Meters Altitude

Sleeping Above a Cliff at 1,500 Meters Altitude

Camping on the Side of a Cliff in Colorado

Camping on the Side of a Cliff in Colorado

Vertical Camping Lifestyle – Climbing the Steepest Route on El Cap

Vertical Camping Lifestyle – Climbing the Steepest Route on El Cap

Eating, Sleeping and Working on the Big Wall – Portaledge Life

Eating, Sleeping and Working on the Big Wall – Portaledge Life

Vertical Camping in a Tent Hanging on the Dawn Wall, Yosemite

Vertical Camping in a Tent Hanging on the Dawn Wall, Yosemite

An Unknown Vertical Ocean of Granite – Camping in Madagascar

An Unknown Vertical Ocean of Granite – Camping in Madagascar

A Big Wall Vertical Living Space – The Inflatable G7 Pod

A Big Wall Vertical Living Space – The Inflatable G7 Pod

Cliff Camping From a Drone’s Perspective

Cliff Camping From a Drone’s Perspective

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