Festivals, such as Coachella, can be exciting to attend, but it’s definitely nothing like the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana. Highline Meeting brings together the world’s most extreme slackliners. Approximately 18 highlines are set up, ranging from 18 feet high to more than 300 feet off the ground. For those not afraid of heights, a mere $40 gets you a place at one of the most dangerous napping places in the world. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The attendees call themselves ‘slackers’ because of the slacklines they balance themselves on. This extreme sport differs from tightrope walking in that the rope has a slightly flattened shaped and has slack, meaning that it can move side-to-side or bounce. Besides the fact that the slackers spend a good part of their days (and nights) on slacklines suspended hundreds of feet above the Italian dolomite Alps, the meeting has all the trappings of a normal festival – a kitchen, a bar, and awesome musical jam sessions,” according to Bored Panda.