This Is Why You Carry A Backup 'Chute

By Indefinitely Wild on at

Ever been tempted to shoot your parachute with a flare gun mid-flight? Well, this is what will happen if you do.

It looks like Brianne Thompson does this on purpose, I guess demonstrating what would happen if a ‘chute was ever hit by flaming debris. Thank god for backup ‘chutes!

[Via GearJunkie]

This article originally appeared on Indefinitely Wild, Gizmodo's blog on adventure travel and the gear that gets us there