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Imagine what is the most challenging hiking experience for you and multiply that by a hundred. This will give you some idea of how dangerous and difficult it is to hike the Mount Hau Shan trail. The highest point is 7,087 feet. The routes to the top are barely walkable because you walk on thin floating boards attached only by nails and giant “staples.” You must hold on to cables at all times if don’t want to find yourself flying down. The rickety old boards and steep rock face trails have led to many deadly accidents, but recent safety improvements have minimized the risk.