10 Bridges in the World's Most Horrible
At this altitude, you will want to keep your eyes locked on the panorama of rugged mountains of the French Alps.
Fortunately, the bridge itself is short, make escape easy if the set of acrophobia in. But those who really afraid of heights probably will not even see the bridge, getting here requires a cable car that climbs 9200 vertical feet in just 20 minutes.
Where: Top of Aiguille du Midi in the Mont Blanc massif near Chamonix.
Statistics: 12,605 feet above sea level.
2. Royal Gorge Bridge - Colorado
Completed in 1929, the bridge does not have cable stability wind until 1982.
Where: Royal Gorge, Colorado, over the Arkansas River.
Statistics: 969 feet above the canyon; 1260 meters.
3. Trift Suspension Bridge - Switzerland
One of the highest pedestrian Alps and the longest suspension bridge, built in 2004 Trift to reconnect to the hut pedestrians made accessible by glacier retreat.
improvements in 2009 to make a higher bridge handrails and stabilize the cable to prevent it from swaying in the wind. But still adrenaline.
Where: Trift Glacier, near the city Gadmen in the Swiss Alps.
Statistics: 328 feet high, 558 meters.
4. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge - Northern Ireland
Near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Statistics: 65 feet long, nearly 100 feet above the rock.
5. Capilano Suspension Bridge - Canada
North Vancouver, British Columbia, across the Capilano River.
Statistics: 450 feet long, 230 meters high.
6. Mackinac Bridge - Michigan
The biggest fear is the wind, which often exceed 30 miles per hour on the bridge.
Where: Between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas.
Stats: 5 miles long, 199 feet above the water.
7. Puente de Ojuela - Mexico
This bridge was built in the 19th century, the tower made of wood.
Where: Ojuela ghost town, an old mining settlement in the state of Durango, Mexico.
Statistics: 1043 feet long, 2 feet wide, 360 feet above the ravine.
8. Chesapeake Bay Bridge - Maryland
Storms often occur when the driver crossed the bridge, also cloud the view fog
Where: Spanning the Chesapeake Bay connecting the east and west coast of Maryland.
Stats: Almost 5 miles long, 186 meters high.
9. Monkey Bridge - Vietnam
Made of bamboo and a single handle.
Where: Various points of the Mekong Delta at the southern tip of Vietnam.
Statistics: This bridge was built by hand by local residents and varies from city to city. newly made of concrete.
10. Hanging Bridge Hussaini - Pakistan
Large distance between the boards, swing the wild: are these reasons is considered one of the most horrible that bridge the world.
Where: In the village of Hussaini in Northern Pakistan, crossing the Hunza River.
Statistics: Floodwaters soak the bridge was reported in May 2010. However, as interesting as the activities of the popular adventure-travel, this bridge will likely be rebuilt.
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