20 Nov '11, 4am

portaledge treetop and cliffside camping – tranquility and intensity

portaledge treetop and cliffside camping – tranquility and intensity

German resort Waldseilgarten provides an opportunity for extreme travel and outdoor enthusiasts to take camping to the next level – spend the night of a lifetime camping high above the earth. Located in Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany, the resort gives the chance, in addition to their other amenities like hiking, climbing, and ropes courses, for the camper to take refuge overnight in what is known as a “portaledge,” a tent suspension system that is normally used for climbers on overnight climbs. Knowing that the initial idea may be somewhat intimidating, Waldseilgarten provides different portaledge experiences. Adventurers have the choice of trying to catch some winks sleeping on a tree-mounted platform at heights ranging from 100 to 300 meters, or they can opt for the full-on experience of spending an overnight stay on a cliff or mountainside platform at heights reaching a...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2011/11/19/portaledge-...

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