4 Dangerous Treks Around the World for Adventurers

Hiking in your neighborhood can be fun, but the same old routes can get tedious. All over the world, many challenging and strenuous treks can get your blood pumping. 

Users of an inquisitive Internet forum sounded off about which hikes tested the human spirit and strength the most.

4 Routes  for the Adventurous

Mount Huashan in China is the world’s most dangerous hike. Various parts of the climb to the five sacred peaks on Mount Huashan are all nearly vertical or on the side of cliffs thousands of feet above the ground. 

1. Mount Huashan, Shaanxi China

2. Huayna Picchu, Peru

Climbing Huayna Picchu in Peru means that you must climb “The Stairs of Death,” so named even though no one has ever lost their life while climbing them. 

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3. The Maze, Utah This hike is so intimidating that only a few dare to risk the trek with no visible trail during 110-degree days, 100 miles from nowhere. 

4. Mount Washington Summit, New Hampshire

Mount Washington in New Hampshire is considered the most dangerous small mountain in the world; reportedly, 161 people have died from causes related to the mountain since 1849. 

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