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The World’s 14 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails

Join us as we explore the world’s 15 most dangerous hiking trails, where breathtaking views come at a steep price.

The World’s 14 Most Dangerous Hiking Trails

Mount Huashan’s Plank Walk offers daredevils an extreme test of nerves. Suspended thousands of feet above the ground.

1. Mount Huashan Plank Walk, China

Its exposed edges and narrow sections have claimed lives over the years. The final stretch, known as the “Hogsback,” tests even the most experienced climbers.

2. Angels Landing, Zion National Park, USA

Perched precariously on sheer cliffs, this path offers heart-stopping views and requires a head for heights.

3. El Caminito del Rey, Spain

The narrow traverse demands scrambling skills, and a single misstep can lead to fatal consequences. It’s a trail best left to experienced mountaineers.

4. Aonach Eagach Ridge, Scotland

Exposure to steep cliffs and high altitudes poses risks, and hikers must be prepared for sudden changes in temperature and visibility.

5. Drakensberg Traverse, South Africa

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