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Cliff Jumping Deaths Of 2017

Photo Credit Patrick Giannaccini

Education about water safety is the best way to prevent loss of life. Learn from the situations of the past to protect your future.  April 26th, Santa Cruz California, Alejandro Lopez, 19 Alejandro Lopez was jumping off a coastal cliff at a popular surfing spot in Santa Cruz California when […]

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Adams Falls – Illegal Swimming

Adams Falls

Adams falls is an escape from everyday life. Her beauty can be compared to any cascade in Pennsylvania. The deep pool below below the falls births a natural, illegal swimming hole. The trail system supported by the State Park services bears signage warning visitor not to enjoy the natural atmosphere […]

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Copper Mine Secret Swimming| Vermont

Copper Mine – South Vermont, Mid-August We entered a barely paved road, cliffs of silver and red appeared as we passed into the thick, wooded mountainside towards the Copper Mine. The existing pavement quickly disappeared and turned into grass, red mud, and dirt as we climbed deeper. We found ourselves […]

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Big Rusty | Delaware River

The Rusty One Big Rusty stands soundly over the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Living up to it’s name, the colossal railroad trestle peeks out at sixty-five feet and is as rusty as they come. This location has been a swimming and jumping destination for decades. Sadly, the […]

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Greeter Falls | Tennessee

Deep In South Cumberland State Park… Now five days deep into our Southeastern #KeepItClean Tour, we left Savage Falls and followed the Big Swings App to our next destination- Greeter Falls, TN. Lying deep in South Cumberland State Park, Lower Greeter stands fifty-two feet above its plunge pool; this an absolutely […]

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Adopt-A-Spot Program

The goal of the Adopt-A-Spot Program is to involve the adventure community in keeping our environment clean. In this way, we will further strengthen environmental cleaning efforts and raise awareness. On Saturday August 20th, 2016, Big Swings will be hosting a LIVE Adopt-A-Spot trash clean up day at a very […]

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Pollution Problems | A Social Experiment

The amount of pollution in our State Parks and our Natural Lands has become overwhelming and unavoidable.  Join us in bringing this community together to change the way our lands are treated. Help solve the pollution problems we face today together. As my occupation leads me to cliff jumping locations […]

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Safety While Cliff Jumping

Safety While Cliff Jumping   Understanding Your Environment Being safety conscious while cliff jumping is absolutely imperative- many factors come into play.  Attempting cliff jumping without the proper education can be deadly; this article was written to provide safety guidelines to follow while you are jumping. “Be aware of your surroundings; […]

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Cliff Jumping History | A Savage Beginning

Cliff Jumping History- Cliff Jumping History dates back to the Nakoa Warriors in 1770.  Kahekili II was head-honcho at the time and the last independent King of Maui. Kahekili was no normal man; he was a war-chief named after a God. He lived a life hardly fathomable to any modern person.  […]

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