The most dangerous pedestrian trail in the world
• The most dangerous pedestrian trail in the world
No matter how tasty nor was Chinese tea, it is not normally associated with a surge of adrenaline and the fear of death. However, Mount Huashan in China were able to combine and tea, and adrenaline, because here is the most terrible and dangerous walking trail in the world, where tourists get straight to the tea house at an altitude of 2160 meters.
Mount Huashan in the second century BC is one of the most important places for Taoists - then at its foot a Taoist temple was built. Since then, pilgrims and monks live on the hill and around. A network of dangerous paths allowing them to get up to five peaks, each of which is a religious building is built, for example, tea house. Together, these five points form the petals of a lotus. The trails have been strengthened with the recent influx of tourists, but, nevertheless, they are still very dangerous and have a bad reputation. They say that with these paths drops to 100 people a year. Mount Huashan is one of five sacred mountains daosizma.
Some parts of the trail is truly appalling.
This area is considered sacred in the second century BC.
The monks and pilgrims paved the "step" to the top of the mountain.
Trails strengthened, when the popularity of this route has increased among tourists.
The highest mountain peak reaches 2160 m.
The main thing is to look where you're going down ... And it is better not to watch.
In some places, the local people also cut out the step straight into the wall of the mountain.
But in other places the only safety measure is only iron chains.
This trail is known for its bad reputation, but it does not stop multiple adventurers from being able to experience that dangerous road to yourself.
Of course, if the adrenaline is still gripped you entirely, you can always take a break and relax in the chess pavilion.