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tlfamm
03-10-2015, 10:18 PM
Sometimes described as "the world's most dangerous path":


Video of a hike on the unimproved trail:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmDhRvvs5Xw


Article on the reopening:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/caminito-del-rey-spain-reopens-worlds-scariest-walkway-in-the-gorge-of-gaitanes-that-claimed-five-lives-10099059.html


images of the unimproved trail:
https://www.google.com/search?q=caminito+del+rey&biw=1240&bih=630&tbm=isch&imgil=RsPSxGMm3IwqrM%253A%253BSFvU7VYPpvBtSM%253Bh ttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.telegraph.co.uk%25252F travel%25252Fdestinations%25252Feurope%25252Fspain %25252F11096676%25252FCaminito-del-rey-Worlds-scariest-footpath-to-re-open.html&source=iu&pf=m&fir=RsPSxGMm3IwqrM%253A%252CSFvU7VYPpvBtSM%252C_&usg=__Sbj8em7MXLI9mab9ixyC-lCtkoM%3D&dpr=1&ved=0CEsQyjc&ei=76H_VPWhG8apgwTKiILQAQ#tbm=isch&tbs=rimg%3ACUbD0sRjJtyMIjiT0StYOF5XOx7rIiRwdjBMiUV 8VyJMnNSluTrls4R1Z5Gu9gxL4C1LcMZ42ffJZ87CjvJG7TqPp SoSCZPRK1g4Xlc7EWMai0MPyfr7KhIJHusiJHB2MEwR3hEIPMr ppXIqEgmJRXxXIkyc1BG2dTLbYOGcJyoSCaW5OuWzhHVnEavhM Guo6jV2KhIJka72DEvgLUsR3hEIPMrppXIqEglwxnjZ98lnzhH Hsj0CLz5frioSCcKO8kbtOo-lEVXkzMG82jDS&q=caminito%20del%20rey

PixMan
03-10-2015, 11:50 PM
The scary part isn't the trail nor the climb, it's the fact that probably a number of workers died building those stairs and landings so many yeas ago.