Bungee Jumping

Bungee Companies, Locations & Bridges Near Vancouver, Washington




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Company:

Bungee Expeditions
Bungee Masters
City:

Shelton, WA
Amboy, WA
There are only two business listings for bungee jumping (a.k.a. "bungy" jumping) in Washington. The nearest location is Bungee Masters which is located in Amboy, WA; 29 miles from Vancouver, WA. You may also be interested in visiting the bungee locations in Oregon.

Bungee Expeditions jumps at bridges in several states throughout the year. Check out Bungee Expeditions' calendar of events. The bridges they use include:



Glenn's Ferry/King Hill - 1 hour from Boise, Idaho
Crooked River Gorge - Bend, Oregon
Dirty Devil - Lake Powell, Southern Utah
White Canyon - Lake Powell, Southern Utah
Hite Marina Bridge - Lake Powell, Southern Utah
Perrine Bridge - Twin Falls, Idaho
Hansen - Eden, Idaho
Rio Grande Bridge - Taos, New Mexico
High Steel Bridge - Shelton, Washington


Bungee jumping is a popular sport but there are VERY few professional companies around. View our bungee jumping map for a better understanding of the current locations. You can also search for companies by state at the bottom of the page. We understand the options available are not ideal but that's the nature of this sport. Due to the number of locations, most people will need to drive 100 miles or more to jump with a professional bungee company. If this is not a feasible option, we recommend searching for a theme park nearby which offers something similar to the bungee jumping experience. You may also consider participating in another extreme sport as locations may be more readily available.

We do the research so you can spend less time searching and more time enjoying the sports you love. We search the internet for locations but as new professional bungee companies become available and others do not have a well known presence, letting us know these locations will help grow the online extreme sports community. We greatly appreciate your assistance.

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Bungee Jumping: A bungee jumper is falling toward the ground after jumping from a crane. Five spectators or instructors stand along the crane beam.




Safety:
Modern bungee jumping is a relatively safe sport due to operators rigorously checking calculations and the equipment. Injuries and death can still occur as with any sport. Many commercial operators now use full body harnesses to avoid the possibility of a jumper becoming detached from the ankle attachment. That's an additional step these operators take to ensure the safety of their jumpers. Mistakes have occurred with miscalculations and equipment errors. Injuries that occur despite safety measures are upper body intravascular pressure, eyesight damage, whiplash, and neck damage.

Equipment:
There are two types of elastic ropes used today: braided and unbraided. A factory produced elastic rope, used by many commercial operators, is a braided shock cord consisting of many latex strands enclosed in a durable outer cover. This rope gives a harder, sharper bounce. The second type of rope consists of unbraided cords which can be home-made. This rope produces a softer, longer bounce. Many commercial operators use a full body harness as a backup to the ankle attachment.



Bungee Jumping at Lake Powell in Southern Utah with Bungee Expeditions




Bungee Jumping with Bungee Expeditions in Idaho




Bungee Jumping with Bungee Expeditions at the Navajo Bridge in Arizona



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