The Great Book of BASE


The Great Book of BASE by Matt Gerdes is the most complete and informative book ever written about the amazing sport of BASE jumping. BASE jumpers of all levels, skydivers, mountain sports athletes, armchair enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the sport of BASE jumping should own this book.

You cannot learn to BASE jump from a book, but this book will help mitigate life threatening risks. To begin BASE jumping, you will first need to learn to skydive, take a First BASE Jump Course, and then find a mentor. It is an arduous journey that only the most daring will pursue.

With guest contributions by Chris 'Douggs' McDougall, Chris McNamara, Dean Potter, Harry Parker, Michael Cooper, Steph Davis, and more. If you are familiar with skydiving or BASE jumping, you will know that these pioneers are among those that have led the way for the past two decades.

  • Foreword, introduction, and BASE training
  • History of BASE jumping
  • BASE jumping locations, events, and gear recommendations
  • Weather effects at various altitudes and objects
  • Various BASE jumping techniques and technical info
  • Wingsuit BASE


  • Item #63200
  • Edition: 2014
  • Pages: 270
  • Weight: 89 g
  • In stock / $40.00

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