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The Most Dangerous Hiking Trail In Spain

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I have hiked some treacherous mountains here in Southern California. They are baby hikes, compared to the danger and awww factor of the hike in the video above. This hike is located in Málaga, Spain and is known as El Caminito del Rey (The King’s little pathway). I wonder why they call it that? You have to be a king to complete this hike and not wuss out, I think that’s why they call it that, lol. Originally El Caminito del Rey was not even a hiking trail at all. It was built in 1905 to provide workers a walkway to get to hydroelectric power plants on top of the waterfalls. Back then the hike was not deteriorated, like it is now. Luckily when doing this hike their is safety-wires that run across the cliff. Even with safety-wires this hike has a decently high fatality rate. The hike entrances were closed in 2000 after a few hikers died when a safety-wire failed. Despite the trails being closed off since 2000, this has not stopped the most extreme to break the rules and hike the trail. As of 2014 the Spanish government has decided to start restoration for the El Caminito del Rey hiking trail. So once again hikers can hike this trail legally and be safer while doing it. Let me know if you would ever hike this trail in the comments below!

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