I like to push boulders down steep hills and video it. Today I found an excellent candidate for pushing but this thing is heavy. How could I go about doing this? I tried pushing it with a large branch underneath but it didn't even budge.
I'm thinking maybe a jack but getting to the boulder is kinda difficult and carrying a jack might be tough, although if it came in pieces i could carry the parts one at a time.
The first pic was below, this is above the rock.
And this is a side shot.
Also getting here is kinda hard. Not only is the climb kinda steep but it's through thick foliage and moss covered wet rocks/bedrock. Also you can see it's snowing so that also makes it slippery.
trundling is for faggots
exception: if it is a legitmatly precarious boulder that threatens people'ssafety
Quit fucking things up, you weirdo.
>It's small, dense, easy to carry like a football or against your chest.
I have to walk about this far. it's around 5 miles. My day pack usually comes in at 15 pounds, the extra 7 pounds might tear my pack.
>I like to push boulders down steep hills and video it.
have fun with your Jail
while i general i don't endorse what you are doing but i can see the excitement of it. and hope you are doing it in a sensible matter.
also rock fall is kinda natural and as long it not a million year old formation in a never changing desert.
>Archimedes' work on levers caused him to remark: "Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth."
best is a small car jack.
vid related is something you might enjoy
but plese start dupping tired ok?
You leave those poor rocks alone op! One of these days, a big rock is going to fall on your head. Either that or you're going to fall down a cliff and break your head on a rock. Whatever it is, justice gone be served.
Trish: A sad, strange story in local news tonight, Jim.
Earlier this morning, hikers found the crushed, nude body of a young area Anon at the bottom of a gorge amid the shattered remains of a truck-sized boulder. The search and rescue crew that recovered the body is utterly baffled over the circumstances that led to this.
Forensics experts attempting to reconstruct the accident had to cross dangerously steep and slippery terrain to reach where it appears the Anon and boulder fell from, and they discovered a "bizarre assortment of levers, cameras, and petroleum jelly".
Clip of rescue crew member: "It would appear the Anon was filming himself dislodging the boulder, and things went awry. It may have been some sort of sexual ritual that got out of hand. We're still looking into it."
Trish: Well, whatever the cause for this outrageous display of faggotry, it has most certainly "rocked" the community.
Jim: Too true, Trish. Too true.
Easy. Use a spud bar and a rock and lever it. Place smaller stones under it every so often as you lever it up until it finally goes. If you don't have a spudbar, use a 4 inch thick log about 6 feet long.
You can use a bottle jack too. I move a lot of stone and normally use leverage instead of bottle jacks. I only use the jacks when there's no way to fit a lever under the stone.
The largest I've moved was 6 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high.
Though, I was moving them to a building sight, not just doing it for the lulz.
>they discovered a "bizarre assortment of levers, cameras, and petroleum jelly"
kek'd out loud
it's just an Osprey very small hiking pack, it's actually supposed to be a mountain bike pack.
But it had occurred to me that I have a car jack in the car I use to get to the trail head. I'm going to try that.
Actually, there is. Quite a few. From not being allowed to move them off of hillsides to not being allowed to move them out of streams, rivers, and beaches. Doing so, causes erosion and deposits silt down stream/river. You can get a pretty steep fine if you get caught and possible jail time. In other places, like in parks it is a whole other can of worms.
Here's some googled examples of Erosion and Sediment Control laws, which govern everything from building sites to general activity like what the OP is doing:
There's a difference between being free to pursue your own happiness, and the partial destruction of an ecosystem. That impacts other people and nature, thus a mutual law forgoing that certain freedom was created in order to prevent future destruction. Gotta know you Hobbes amigo.
was gonna say. My ripstop nylon pack can carry that much weight. Its all in the stitching.
Osprey has shitty cheap Vietnam slave labor stitching to save on production costs. I dont know why anyone would buy an osprey pack. No reason for modern textiles to break at 30lbs in the pack besides poor quality fibers or stitching.
Oh, please Op, you need to upload your videos to youtube.
I want to watch this phukkin rock go down.
damn anon. Look at yourself in a mirror. It was all fun and game when you first started out on little rocks, maybe one ever other week. But now.....now you understand what they mean by gateway drugs. Boulders bigger than cars you wish to move!! It is no longer about the fun and games, you have a feeling....an experience to chase, looking for that one hit like the first time and you will stop at nothing to find it, moving stone no matter the consequences. CHASING THE DRAGON BABY!!!
This reminds me when some locals invite me to climb a hill. The hill is full of loose rocks. The one in the back of our party trundle every big rocks they find.
Okay, is this seriously a THING like mountain biking, hiking etc etc. Or is OP just an autistic with destructive tendencies?
I can sort of see how that could be fun, but nah. It might leave a big mark or kill some poor squirl or something - and it would have to be _really_ fun for it to be worth it.
>go to lake
>waterline is really low because everyone in LA takes 5 hour showers and put golf courses in the desert
>lots of huge boulders that settled on steep cliff
>push 5 or so massive rocks into the water below
Last year a part of a mountain was expected to loosen and fall down in Norway, and for some reason it was front page news for a week, and the media was live streaming it, waiting for it to fall off. Eventually nothing happened.
please cite one court case where a hiker (not a builder/contractor) was charged and convicted for doing what OP was doing (where no one was endangered or harmed).
Most E&S restrictions have a minimum threshold of liability based on area of disturbance sometimes as low as 5k sqft but usually 1 acre. Boulder pushing isn't regulated normally by CWA, 404, and similar state and federal laws.
That MA ch91 is pretty clear though, boulder pushing is not allowed. There are probably similar rules everywhere just not specifically in the regs you mentioned and a couple of those pertain specifically to removal from stream beds and banks which I wouldn't call "boulder pushing".
Just sayin' it's probably not legal, but not because of the laws you cited.(other than MA)
OP here. How could anyone pass this up? It's as if they are daring you to push them.
I'm glad you're not the only one. I could have sworn this was actually an old thread that got bumped because I feel like it's identical to the last thread. I wasn't sure if I was making that up or not haha. Either way, it's weird. Although I must say those webms are strangely satisfying.
You are one strange dude haha. Didn't think it was a conspiracy, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't losing my mind since I was pretty certain I had seen similar webms before. Calm yourself kemosabe. I do enjoy the webms though. Stay safe out there.