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Infiltration Forums > Rookie Forum > Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay(Viewed 1510 times)
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Exploring active residential high-rises...good or bad idea?
Total Votes:21
1. Good1676.19 %
2. Bad523.81 %

GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
< on 11/25/2019 10:37 PM >
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Hello everyone:

There is an active high-rise residential buildings near me that I would like to rooftop. It is an older building with two fire exits on each side. The fire exits are visible from the windows above. The building is also surrounded by other houses and mid-rise/low-rise apartments.

I have been on several exploration trips but I still consider myself a rookie when it comes to exploring live buildings. Likewise, it has been a while since I have done any exploring. I keep chickening out of attempting this one.

Generally speaking, is it ill-advised to attempt residential buildings?

Thanks!




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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 1 on 11/25/2019 11:11 PM >
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Go for it.



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 2 on 11/25/2019 11:55 PM >
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Higher risk of being charged with burglary or B&E; depends on state laws.
If it houses patients or students know the state laws as in some states it's a felony trespass off the get go.
911 fucked up everything

Canada, no clue. It seems a lot more laid back than the USA.


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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 3 on 11/26/2019 2:38 AM >
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First thought was this is B&E. Second thought is this is just regular rooftopping.



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 4 on 11/26/2019 3:36 AM >
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I've certainly rooftopped a residential apartment complex before. It can be done, though commercial buildings tend to be a bit easier to access. Many apartment complexes (in my experience) require a key or keyfob swipe to even get in the front door whereas commercial buildings are usually open to the public during the day, though many office buildings are exceptions to this.



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 5 on 11/26/2019 3:38 AM >
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Ive done several hi-rise roof tops. Theyre well worth the effort. By far your greatest risk is people in adjacent buildings looking out their windows. Somewhere I had a picture of a woman watching us on a 66 story roof top.

Take the stairs at least the last couple of floors lots of roof tops in DFW are left open to the stairwells for some unknown reason. And we found them. The elevator can give you away and may not go to the top without a pass..



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<Reply # 6 on 11/26/2019 5:00 AM >
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Posted by 2Xplorations

Take the stairs at least the last couple of floors lots of roof tops in DFW are left open to the stairwells for some unknown reason. And we found them. The elevator can give you away and may not go to the top without a pass..


Also, when you go down, don't take the elevator from the top floor. I've had a few cases where security came up, and I was or wasn't able to dodge them whether I caught the elevator at the top floor or one below.



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 7 on 11/26/2019 1:04 PM >
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Posted by Steed


Also, when you go down, don't take the elevator from the top floor. I've had a few cases where security came up, and I was or wasn't able to dodge them whether I caught the elevator at the top floor or one below.


I will never forget the time, the only time, I ran out of a building I was exploring. Was with a guy here everyone knows. It was a hi-rise being remodeled, it was late around midnight no workers present. As we stood in front of the elevator contemplating and debating whether or not to risk it DING it started coming down.

Had to be security. We ran out had to leap across a large construction trench around the foundation and I don't run or leap like I used to LOL lucky I didn't break a leg !



GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 8 on 11/26/2019 8:42 PM >
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Posted by blackhawk
Higher risk of being charged with burglary or B&E; depends on state laws.
If it houses patients or students know the state laws as in some states it's a felony trespass off the get go.
911 fucked up everything

Canada, no clue. It seems a lot more laid back than the USA.


It depends on which region in Canada you are in. I started out doing exploring in Newfoundland in 2010. It was indeed laid back there. Lots of cool places to explore and people didn't seem to give a damn. BC on the other hand feels like the complete opposite.



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GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
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<Reply # 9 on 11/26/2019 8:51 PM >
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Posted by Aran
I've certainly rooftopped a residential apartment complex before. It can be done, though commercial buildings tend to be a bit easier to access. Many apartment complexes (in my experience) require a key or keyfob swipe to even get in the front door whereas commercial buildings are usually open to the public during the day, though many office buildings are exceptions to this.


Yeah that is what I figured. Lots of people in commercial buildings but only for a certain window during the day. In residential buildings, there are lots of people there at every hour of the day. Maybe I should stick with commercial/public buildings until I know what the hell I'm doing lol

Despite this, I am doing my homework on the site mentioned in my first post. I am finding some interesting leads.





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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 10 on 11/26/2019 9:10 PM >
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Posted by crockett85


It depends on which region in Canada you are in. I started out doing exploring in Newfoundland in 2010. It was indeed laid back there. Lots of cool places to explore and people didn't seem to give a damn. BC on the other hand feels like the complete opposite.


If you follow the advice of the others above you should be OK.
Scout it out...
Christmas/Eve is coming too... the most magic time of the year.
Prime time to do a hard spot




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GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 11 on 11/26/2019 9:16 PM >
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Posted by 2Xplorations
Ive done several hi-rise roof tops. Theyre well worth the effort. By far your greatest risk is people in adjacent buildings looking out their windows. Somewhere I had a picture of a woman watching us on a 66 story roof top.

Take the stairs at least the last couple of floors lots of roof tops in DFW are left open to the stairwells for some unknown reason. And we found them. The elevator can give you away and may not go to the top without a pass..


The adjacent houses and buildings are definitely holding me back from attempting this site. The area surrounding the site is wide open. The exterior of the site has decent lighting as well. I'm not sure how I could approach this place at night without being caught.

I am wondering if it would be easier to do this place during the day. It's a huge building with lots of people coming and going. I'm sure there are people that exit through the stairwells all the time.

If I do this, I intend to use the stairwells all the way to the top. I am definitely doing my homework on this place before attempting it.



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GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 12 on 11/26/2019 9:22 PM >
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Posted by Steed


Also, when you go down, don't take the elevator from the top floor. I've had a few cases where security came up, and I was or wasn't able to dodge them whether I caught the elevator at the top floor or one below.


Thanks for the tip. It makes sense too...in the elevator you never know who is going to be on the other side of the doors when they open. At least in the stairwell you have the option of getting off at any floor you want whenever you want.



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GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 13 on 11/26/2019 9:27 PM >
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Posted by blackhawk


If you follow the advice of the others above you should be OK.
Scout it out...
Christmas/Eve is coming too... the most magic time of the year.
Prime time to do a hard spot



Never considered the Christmas/New Years angle...good point!



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Explorer Zero   |  |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 14 on 11/27/2019 2:45 AM >
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Posted by crockett85


I'm not sure how I could approach this place at night without being caught.

I am wondering if it would be easier to do this place during the day. It's a huge building with lots of people coming and going. I'm sure there are people that exit through the stairwells all the time.



I think you answered your own question. Sneaking in is huge fun I know Ive done plenty of late night infiltrations. But going in broad daylight like you belong there blending in like a tenant or employee then slipping off into other areas is also fun, a whole nother different kind of fun.

Each target is different scout it out and then decide. Be bold. Then go. The reward is greater. The penalty for failing to go is regret.

I will never forget most of the live locations I just wandered around to get into during business hours and I will never forget some of the places I studied and found a weak spot to exploit at 2:00AM.


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GearheadExplorer85   |  | 
Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 15 on 12/1/2019 10:59 PM >
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Thank you everyone for your responses!



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 16 on 1/5/2020 6:24 AM >
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Be sure to look for any cameras.
I've been spotted at a location more than once due to unnoticed live video monitoring, CCTV, and the like.



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Re: Exploring active residential sites...yay or nay
<Reply # 17 on 1/5/2020 9:59 AM >
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Or, don't look for cameras (because looking into the lens looks suspicious, and just assume you're on camera at any time, and act accordingly.



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