7 Of The Most Terrifying Trails On Earth

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Guided trail walks all over the world are fun for the whole family, especially with hiking guides because:

  1. You don’t have to worry about getting lost
  2. You learn fun facts en route
  3. You get to see the lay of the land through the eyes of a local

A trip into Nairobi’s Hell’s Gate National Park with will take you to hot springs and gorges, a local restaurant serving regional cuisine and cliffs that are prime for bird-watching, and a hike through Majorca’s Balearic Islands  will treat you to unique wildlife and endemic flora, and while both offer thrills in their own right, neither comes paired with elements of terror, despite what the name “Hell’s Gate” may imply.

For fun and family-friendly walks, saddle up to a guide who will take you through Costa Rica’s tropical rainforests and cocoa plantations, or one who invites guests to explore Oahu’s beach-dotted North Shore, or even one who tackles Peru’s Inca Jungle. But for a trip into the land of visual terror here are the world’s 7 most terrifying trails.

Mount Hua, China

Half Dome, Yosemite, USA

El Caminito del Rey, Spain

Angels Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

Kalalau Trail, Kauai, Hawaii

Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

Mountain Torq, Malaysia

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