Some Wouldn’t Call That Hiking!
Mount Hua Shan in Central China definitely falls into the category of extreme hiking.
Considered by many as the world’s most terrifying, and dangerous hike. Trails are narrow, exposed pathways with precipitous drops. In some parts consisting of mere footholds carved out of sheer rock-face and in others plank walks that is crossed using a harness.
With an increasing number of tourists visiting the site each year, local government has needed to add more railings, cut some trails deeper, make wider paths, create one-way routes and even close some trails to reduce fatalities.
Would you attempt this ancient pilgrimage, on trails dating back to the 2nd century BC?