You know what they say – if you’re afraid of heights, go to the highest mountain. For those having a chronic fear, here’s an extreme solution – a chance to walk on the glass box, set up 1,035 meters (3,396 ft) high on the Aiguille du Midi, mountain peak of the tallest mountain in Europe – Mont Blanc. The construction has taken three years to build, and now it is finally open to the public. The novelty is the highest attraction in Europe and is commonly referred to as Step Into The Void.
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Eastern Europeans must have altered adrenaline glands! It hasn’t been long since we shared heart-stopping photos of Russian skywalkers, and this time it’s a former legal adviser Pavel from Ukraine that stops traffic and leaves people in awe. A 26-year-old rooftopper from Kiev, better known as Mustang Wanted, has shocked the world with the pictures of him holding on to various high-rise building with just one hand. It’s hard to believe, but Pavel doesn’t use any safety gear nor ropes.
National Geographic photographer Joe McNally snapped a shot that some call “the mother of all rooftopping photos.” Standing atop the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, Joe shared this amazing photo on Instagram from about 820 meters high!
Be it climbing up as high as a 380-meter crane or a 22-storey building – two young Russians have got it all, and more, on their cameras. Vitaly Raskalov and Alexander Remnov call themselves skywalkers, and take pictures of each other on top of the highest buildings in Moscow and some other cities in Russia. The crazy skywalking pictures make you dizzy just by looking at them!