This Mountain Biker will make your palms Sweat


Check out a one-minute clip that will have your palms makes sweat: a mountain-biking pro rides the deadly White Line trail on the cliffs of Sedona, Arizona. The breathtaking footage was filmed by a small drone.

Imagine an almost vertical rock face with barely space for a car wheel, and you might get an idea of what it’s like. Mike Kollbeck, though, has first-hand experience of the world’s most dangerous bike trail, as it’s known by aficionados.

The thin white line of sandstone extends all along the face of the red Arizona cliff.

This Mountain Biker will make your palms Sweat

Home to some 10,000 inhabitants, Sedona straddles the near-Martian landscape of red rocks about 19 square miles in size. The town is 4,500 feet above sea level and is about a 90-minute drive from the Arizona state capital, Phoenix.

The route that’s carved into the Arizona rock was traversed by Kollbeck flawlessly. Mistakes are not an option there, and even a slightly missed turn will, in all probability, result in a gory death.

The Red Rock State Park can be glimpsed in the background, as we see Kollbeck ride almost entirely in two dimensions, when filmed from the side by a drone that sounds like a mosquito, but with HD recording capabilities.

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