• I tried to climb the 'plank walk' in China known as 'the most dangerous hike in the world,' but just getting there was the hardest part

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Plank Walk on China's Mount Hua is considered by many to be one of the most dangerous hikes in the world.
    Hikers walk across a few planks of wood bolted into the side of a 7,000-foot peak to reach a small shrine. While hikers are harnessed, it is a terrifying adventure.
    I recently tried to do the Plank Walk on a visit to Mount Hua, but encountered obstacle after obstacle that prevented me from completing it. While hiking Mount Hua was an incredible adventure, I was never able to make to the Plank Walk due to massive crowds and bad timing.
    You've probably seen the photos of tourists...
    Read more ...