Collection by Christine Ashley

Christine Ashley
The steepest stairs in the world. Huashan is one of China’s five sacred mountains and one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. Good workout I bet! Stairway To Heaven, Places Around The World, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Around The Worlds, Scary Places, Sacred Mountain, Stone Mountain, Mountain High

Is this thing safe?

Part of the ascent at Hua Shan Outside of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China June 25, 2007 on black at my site From left, options 1, 2, and 3. I chose option 1 and Eric chose option 3. I was too terrified to try either of the other two - it just felt unnecessarily risky to me. Plus, it almost seemed as though the top section of option 3 would actually cause you to fall off backwards. I just envisioned myself dangling there, unable to climb any further. Option 1 wrapped around the left…