Step into the void over the French Alps
• Step into the void over the French Alps
High in the French Alps, at the top of Aiguille du Midi opened an unusual observation deck Chamonix Skywalk - a walk in the sky at the famous ski resort of Chamonix. On the creation of this design inspired by the world's first glass bridge soaring over Grand Canyon at an altitude of more than one kilometer from the bottom of the gorge.
Glass observation deck in the French Alps will be open to visitors from December 21, and daredevils can soar above the abyss at a height of 1035 meters above the ground in a transparent box.
The observation deck "Step into the void" is at an altitude of 3842 meters above sea level and 1035 meters above the ground.
It looks from the outside observation deck Chamonix Skywalk (also known as "step into the void") at the top of Aiguille du Midi in the French Alps, 17 December 2013
the lookout walls are made of 12-millimeter glass.
Here's a view of the gulf will open to tourists from 21 December 2013.
In order not to scratch the glass floor at the entrance to the observation deck and remove their shoes wear soft slippers.
The observation deck "Step into the void", December 17, 2013.
The top of the Aiguille Du Midi (Aiguille du Midi - "afternoon peak") is probably the second most famous after the top of Mont Blanc in the French Alps. Every day here is raised more than 2 million visitors - ordinary tourists, climbers, snowboarders and other outdoor enthusiasts.
The entrance - slippers for every taste.
The top of the Aiguille du Midi got its name ( "midday peak") because during the afternoon the sun is directly over this peak, when viewed from Chamonix
A view of the Aiguille du Midi, December 17, 2013.
On the part of the viewing platform "Step into the void" is daunting.
Step into the void in the French Alps with the December 21, 2013!