| March 18, 2016

Last updated: July 28, 2016

Manly Skills, Tactical Skills

How to Jump from a Building Into a Dumpster

how to jump from a building rooftop to a dumpster safely illustration

Burning buildings, daring escapes, or a new career in stunt work may require you to make the leap from the top of a building into a well-placed dumpster. Without question, this is a last resort action and shouldn’t be attempted unless absolutely necessary. But, if you find yourself with the need to make the ultimate dumpster dive, these tips can help you minimize or even avoid serious injury altogether.

Illustration by Ted Slampyak