For those who aren’t afraid of heights and don’t mind hanging off the side of a mountain without safety equipment, the cliffside Huashan hiking path is just for you. It’s located 120km east of Xian City, in Shaanxi province and is one of China’s five sacred mountains. Continue reading to see the mind-numbing video.
Huashan Trail is not about mountain-climbing, but hiking. As such, you don’t get to use special equipment that could save your life – it’s just you, the mountain and if you think ahead, a pair of gloves. The people who accept the mountain’s hiking challenge are usually young daredevils using this opportunity to show-off their skills. Unfortunately many of them have fatal accidents. Thanks to Chinese censorship, there are no official records of any such incidents.