El Caminito del Rey, Spain

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Translated
as “the King’s Little Pathway,” this cliffy route near Málaga has been closed
for years. But it remains one of the world’s most famous dangerous paths. Built
into the cliffs above a narrow river gorge in the district of Málaga,
the El Caminito del Rey path was originally for hydroelectric
power plant workers. It has three-foot-wide walkways hundreds of feet off
the ground. Concrete sections have collapsed, leaving steel beams and rotting
ledges exposed. Old cables bolted to the cliff provide some grip as trespassing
hikers make their way along the route.

World's Scariest Hikes

El Caminito del Rey, Spain

Translated
as “the King’s Little Pathway,” this cliffy route near Málaga has been closed
for years. But it remains one of the world’s most famous dangerous paths. Built
into the cliffs above a narrow river gorge in the district of Málaga,
the El Caminito del Rey path was originally for hydroelectric
power plant workers. It has three-foot-wide walkways hundreds of feet off
the ground. Concrete sections have collapsed, leaving steel beams and rotting
ledges exposed. Old cables bolted to the cliff provide some grip as trespassing
hikers make their way along the route.

World's Scariest Hikes

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