This is a video of some Vietnamese tactical training that involves scaling up to the third floor of a building with nothing but a long, sturdy stick and two spotters. It's kind of like a pole vault with no vault, just the pole. I was impressed. And I'd try it myself if there were actually two people in the world I could trust not to drop and paralyze me. My friends are easily distracted though. One time on the way to Dairy Queen my buddy Dave drove us off the road into a creek because he saw a bird. Now I have chronic neck and back pain because of a crow.
Keep going for the video.
Thanks JMal, who still prefers a grappling hook.