Top 5 Most Dangerous
Yet Adventurous Hiking Trails
Experience breath-taking adventure of unique
These places are called near death experience. Not because someone has died,
documented the experience then came back to tell us how and what it is like, but because the way you feel when you
are taking these hikes. These five top hiking places will give you that particular experience and adrenaline
The Maze in
It is located in the most remote section of the Canyonlands National Parks. In the
interiors and remote areas of the park lies the Maze, this is a red rock labyrinth. It is difficult to reach and
almost impossible to navigate to because of the dead end gullies. A rock fall or deadly flush floods are the
dangers in these areas. Deaths and accidents are regular in this place.
|Bryce Canyon is a National Park in southwestern Utah
in the US,
known for brightly coloured spires and Hoo Doos - chimney rocks.
Huayna Picchu in
The real danger of the popular Inca Train to Machu Picchu trek begins when you follow past Huayna Picchu. It is known as the
hike of death for a reason. However, the beauty of the hike, which also poses its danger, attracts daring hikers.
The staircases are granite and climb up to 1000 feet steep within a mile, the route is made of crumbling rocks and
exposed corners. Then there are the clouds and mist. You can barely see the path as you trek.
|Towering above Machu Picchu ruins is Huayna Picchu
the highest peak, which attracts daring hikers.
Mount Hua Shan in
The motivation that keeps people climbing these mountains is the fact that
pilgrims have been climbing them for centuries. However, they are a death trap. The trail to the South Mountain is
difficult. It is made of wooden platforms that are bolted to the mountainside. You need to hook an iron chain
parallel to the boards for you to hold up. At some point, there are no planks. All you need to hold onto are small
divots that are carved into the rocks. If you fall, recovering your body would be a challenge and rescue is
|Hiking will satisfy your thirst for adventure and give
you the opportunity
to enjoy some of the most incredible
The Drakensberg Travers in South
Almost every year, deaths are reported on this hike. Many people die to enjoy the
beauty that comes with the journey. The hike is a 40-mile trek through the Natal National Park, in South Africa. If you manage to cross,
you will be welcomed with a beautiful alpine terrain that the world has. The beginning of the trek is tricky. The
only paths you have are two rickety chain ladders that act as the bridge. The trail includes animal tracks and
herding trails but what you get to experience is wonderful.
|The picturesque Cathedral Cove is a Marine Reserve in
featuring large rock arch, popular with beach
The Cascade Saddle in New
The Cascade Saddle is an 11-mile trip that will take two days through the beach
forest and the alpine meadows of New Zealand. Around two dozen people have lost their lives in the past few years
trying to cross this terrain. The most dangerous spot is when one is crossing the falls. The slippery rocks can
easily cause you to trip and fall to the depths of the saddle. The path is so dangerous it was suggested that it
should be closed because of the fatality levels. Touring these breath-taking trails is as adventurous as is