Balancing on the rustic metal column, I gradually inch across attempting to not look down below me in the dangerous water countless feet. The Caminito del Rey isn’t your normal backpack.
I’d moved within the South of Italy for this distant part of Andalucia to walk the Caminito del Rey. This route is renowned all over the world with adrenaline addicts and rockclimbers because of its surprising condition of disrepair. Simply searching for in the dangerous route saturated in lost areas and openings delivered a shiver of concern down my back.
It’s that was barely holding for the straight canyon walls mounted on — prepared to topple at any time.
Referred to as Spain’s most dangerous route, or even the most dangerous walkway on the planet, the Caminito del Rey (The King’s Small Process) has ended a century old and 100 yards (350 feet) large. The tangible that is risky path winds through high limestone cliffs close to El Chorro’s little town and right into a area.
Could I truly undergo with this specific trip that is dangerous? On my own? I started to have
Hiking The Caminito Del Rey
Walking the whole period of the 3 distance Caminito (often termed the Camino del Rey) is becoming a unique adventure activity for individuals insane enough to try it. There are many areas where the cement has collapsed, making big open-air spaces which are bridged by extremely slim metal supports, themselves often rotting away.
Along the road however works, enabling hikers to clip-in having a control. Hire one from the climbing shop or you have to provide your personal equipment. Or you may make your personal Swiss Chair (like I did so) with a few webbing, climbing rope, and some carabiners!
Nevertheless the ethics of the security wire operating along the road is not known, as it’s not formally maintained by everyone. Which means you should rely at your personal risk.
Armed with a backpack laden with equipment, along with my Luna Shoes designed for trail running, I used 4 days walking the pathway more than 8 times. Recording movie with my GoPro camera on the way.