Watch Swiss Build Vertigo-Inducing Cable Bridge

Walking across a cable bridge can make your palms sweat — but how about building one?

This video follows the construction of the “Carasc” bridge in Switzerland. The 886-foot-long, 426-foot-high Tibetan bridge build by the Foundation CurzĂștt-S. Barnard allows hikers to cross the rugged valley that separates the communities of Sementina and Monte Carasso.

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The eight month project cost $USD 1,430,878, not a minor investment for a hiking path. The finished product looks like an amazing, if vertigo-inducing, place to take a walk.

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Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.