520-feet above Seattle, Don Wildman uncovers the emerald city from the outer rim of the Space Needle. Mosquito Fleet steamboats prove difficult to find in the icy waters surrounding the city.Go to Episode
Seattle is home to many floating bridges. On Lake Washington stands the longest floating bridge in the world. Don got to explore the exterior of these large pontoons that keep this heavily commuted bridge afloat.
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market overlooks the Elliott Bay on the Seattle waterfront. The Market is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. Don came here to purchase some fresh fruit before the days adventure.
Space Needle is a major landmark and the symbol of Seattle. It is 605 feet high and was built for the 1962 World's Fair. Don got exclusive access to the outer ring of the needle that locals call the 'halo'.
The complex of locks are part of Seattle's Lake Washington ship canal designed to maintain the fresh water level. Don got an exclusive inside look into this engineering masterpiece and explored the pump plant and the emergency closure system.
Lying deep down in the frigid waters are remains of the steamboats that once shuttled Seattleites across Puget Sound. Don dove into the freezing water to explore the remains of the SS Burton.
Rock Bottom Restaurant
Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, Rock Bottom offers unique handcrafted ales. Don met up with our dive expert Scott Boyd here to discuss logistics before their big dive into Puget Sound.
Situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, Discovery Park offers spectacular view of both the Cascade and the Olympic Mountain ranges.
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