Are you a hiking enthusiast that likes to hike to the limits? Maybe you’d just like to watch the amazing pictures while letting others take the risks instead.
If you look around in the world, it’s completely filled with incredible views that we find absolutely stunning. Quite often, we are drawn to these places and hope that there’s a hiking trail for us to get there. However, sometimes that trial can be quite dangerous.
SPECTACULAR VIEWS IN DANGEROUS PLACES
The two are often linked together: spectacular views and dangerous places. Lots of hiking enthusiasts go to remote locations, rough terrain and overcome major challenges. To get there sometimes takes a lot of courage to face the dangerous man-made hiking trails. These trails are not meant for the beginner hiker and definitely not for those for the feint of heart.
Angel’s Landing, Utah
Why So Dangerous: This is a short hike that attracts a lot of people. The number of hikers can lead to traffic jams at the upper point. The route starts with a narrow sandstone ridge with steep drop-offs. During the final ascent is a steep stone staircase. The path is just wide enough for one person. If a hiker decides to pass, they’ll be scurried over the edge. Be careful when passing! The National Park Service states that at least 5 people have fallen to their death but it doesn’t include the number of people who have fallen and have been rescued.