Hiking trail in China (neat pictures of some crazy people)

lightwave1209

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Would you make this hike?

First, we take the tram up to the start of the trail:
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Now we follow the path:
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Use the railing it you find it useful:
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We might want to keep an eye on that guy in front of us:
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Let's pass these slowpokes!
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Here's a few steps to climb:
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A little bit steeper here: be sure to use the handy toe holes!
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Just a few more steps to go:
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And here we are! Enjoy the pretty view for a minute, & then we'll head back down. Race you to the bottom!
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More pics.

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yuandrew

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Someone I know from my Church took me camping in Yosemite during the summer of last year and he hiked up Half Dome. The "Just a few more steps to go" picture with the chains going up the side of the mountain reminds me of that but if you add the path and steps cut into the side of the cliff; this trail makes HalfDome look less demanding.

I'm sure many people who are adventerous will take this path. It still does make me feel nervous though to be on a narrow path with a 3200' drop on one side and no railing.
 

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Even now I looked back the photos, my hands still sweated.
The padlocks link the broken chain. :ohgeez:
I did ask the control man of the path about the maintenance, he just smiled at me. :awman:

You have only one chance to live, right?
Group hike, not for me as a husband with kids now.

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Chronos

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OK, I really, I mean REALLY want to do that hike. Really.

A buddy lived in China for a number of years and keeps trying to take me over for a few weeks. This may have swayed me.
 

GhostReaction

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Dont think those plank will support my weight

Do tour agencies organise group buy for insurance at the mountain foot? :takeit:
 

LA OZ

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Awman, I just had my coffee while looking at these pictures that I am regretting having it. Awesome photos there. Those padlocks visitors left behind are meant for good fortune. It symbolised locking your treasure away. I have been to the Yellow Mountain in china and they are everywhere.
 
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