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The World’s Most Scariest Bridges

Aiguille du Midi Bridge

Mont Blanc massif, French Alps, France

Aiguille du Midi Bridge, France

The Aiguille du Midi is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps. The name “Aiguille du Midi” translates literally as “Needle of the Noon” or “Needle of the Mid-day”.

Elevation: 3,842 m
First ascent: August 4, 1818
Prominence: 310 m
First ascenders: Antoni Malczewski, J. M. Balmat
Mountain range: Mont Blanc massif, Alps

Source: Wikipedia

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

North Vancouver, BC

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The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 137 metres long and 70 metres above the river.

Total length: 137 m
Location: North Vancouver
Province: British Columbia
Architect: George Grant Mackay

Source: Wikipedia
Image Source: capbridge.com

Puente de Ojuela

Mapimi, City of Durango, Mexico

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Ojuela Bridge is located northeast of the state of Durango, near the caves of Rosario, adjacent to the historic village of Mapimí. In 1898, the engineer Santiago Minguín directed the construction site. It is a wooden suspension bridge and steel and measures approximately 318 meters long by 1.80 wide. The bridge rests at its ends on two supports called stirrups.

Said stirrups are supported on beams and cables, which in turn hold the board. The side edges of the board are closed by parapets.

The bridge connects to an abandoned mine (the Ojuela) with a people, now ghost, who for decades, from colonial times, allowed the exploitation of various materials. Ojuela Bridge is a technological marvel and a tourist attraction.

Total length: 318 m
Total Width: 1.80 m
Location: City of Durango, Mexico

Source: canacotorreon.com.mx

Hussaini Hanging Bridge

Pakistan

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Try to ignore the remains of the previous rope bridge that has been reduced to tatters as you cross Pakistan’s Borit Lake. The current incarnation of the bridge is nearly as frightening to cross, with unstable planks and wide gaps along the way. Floodwaters reportedly submerged the bridge in May 2010.

Source: canoe.ca