Like Hiking? Here's 6 of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the World

Hiking is a common outdoor sport and leisure activity, enjoyed by millions of people every day. However, there are several hiking trails throughout the world that only the bravest would attempt. They're dangerous and are only meant for the most adventurous of people -- or the craziest.

 

  1. A hike through Spain's El Caminito del Rey ("The King's Little Pathway"), shown in the video above, is not for the faint of heart. In fact, the narrow pathways, incredible height, and sharp rocks below are the stuff of nightmares.
  2. Hiking takes on a completely different look at Mount Hua, which has been called "the world's most dangerous hike" This is the perfect hiking spot for those who have dreamed of hiking on old wood chained to the side of a mountain thousands of feet in the air.
  3. If caves and wild life are your thing a hike through Tennessee's Mount LeConte may be just what the doctor ordered. Just beware of the bats and the really steep inclines.
  4. Machu Picchu offers beautiful sights, stunning flora, and one of the steepest tumbles -- that is to say, hiking trails -- in the world. Don't. Look. Down.
  5. Angel's Landing in Utah is one of the narrowest hiking trails in the world. Those who are afraid of heights or small spaces may want to skip this incredibly sheer hiking trail.
  6. The Philippines' Mount Pinatubo attracts adrenaline-junkies from all over the world. The views are stunning, and the paths are steep. It's also a volcano that erupted as recently as 1991.
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