Mountain Trail Hanging by a Thread
Posted November 9, 2006
An email came in with a series of stomach-tingling pictures taken along a rustic mountain trail, suitable for free climbers only as far as I'm concerned. The full impact of the pictures was hard to grasp on the small screen of my incoming message display so I'm repeating the message as a web page, where it's easy to get full-screen display by hitting F11 in MS Internet Explorer (or whatever the hot key is in your browser). Judging by the writing on the photos, the mountain is in an Asian country. Here are the pictures and captions from the email message:
Just a Walk up a Mountain Trail...
|First - Lets take
the tram up to the start of the trail ...
You're not afraid of heights are you?
follow the path.
Be sure to hold on to the "railing."
What a great
|Be sure to look down at the scenery. What a great view!|
courteous when passing someone going in the opposite direction.
|Now, a leisurely trail walk for a short distance.|
little steeper here - so put your toes in the holes. Yes, the chain is
a little rusty
A few more
steps to go but don't worry, the safety inspectors check all of the
it! The view's great isn't it?
... but be careful not to sit in any of the spots reserved for the handicapped!