20 Most Dangerous Natural Attractions in the World — 8 are in the USA
Do you want to travel for tourism or have you visited any attractive feature? Do you know how dangerous are they? Let’s see the most dangerous natural attractions in the world.
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1. Mount Blanc, France: This is the first dangerous natural attraction per our list of dangerous natural attractions. Every year, nearly 100 fatalities occur here, mostly from avalanches, crevasse falls, and exposure to high-altitude conditions.
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2. Ben Nevis, Scotland: With an average of 10 fatalities annually. In this natural attraction, the main cause of dangers is peak’s unpredictable weather, with hikers being caught in blizzards or fog.
3. Mount Fuji, Japan: The third in our list, it’s serene in appearance but over 30 people lose their lives here annually due to falls, exposure, and cardiac events.
4. Mount Everest, Nepal: Known for its climbing challenges, around 10 climbers on average don’t make it back every year. Causes range from avalanches to altitude sickness as you remember you learnt that this is the highest mountain in the world.
5. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: The highest mountain in Africa with two peaks, Kibo and Mawenzi. Despite its attractive appearance, it’s also surrounded with national park. You will enjoy to see elephants and giraffe and other animals too. If you’re planning to travel for tourism, I recommend you to start with Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
But keep in mind that approximately 10 deaths occur yearly due to altitude sickness and hypothermia.
6. Yosemite National Park, California, USA: The sixth in our list, the first dangerous natural attraction from USA. Recording over 20 deaths annually, falls from heights like the Half Dome and rock climbing accidents are common.
7. Table Mountain, South Africa: The second dangerous natural attraction in Africa. Nearly 20 deaths occur here annually, with falls and muggings being the predominant causes.
8. Matterhorn, Switzerland: This mountain sees around 10 fatalities each year, mainly from falls, rockslides, and inclement weather.
9. Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA: Over 15 deaths happen here annually, often from falls, heat exhaustion, or dehydration. This is the second dangerous natural attraction in USA.
10. The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland: On average, 10 fatalities occur yearly, mainly due to falls from the cliff edge during windy conditions.
11. The Lake District, United Kingdom (UK): Hosting a vast range of hikes, about 20 people meet fatal accidents here every year, usually from slips, trips, and drowning incidents.
12. Colorado River, Colorado, USA: Approximately 15 fatalities happen annually, primarily from drowning in the river’s rapid currents.
13. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA: Annually, around 5 deaths occur due to wildlife attacks, hot spring incidents, or drowning.
14. Pulpit Rock, Norway: Almost 2-3 deaths are reported yearly, predominantly from falls from the cliff.
15. Mount Denali, Alaska, USA: This peak claims around 3 lives annually, mainly from falls, frostbite, or avalanches.
16. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA: With around 5 deaths yearly, this park’s challenges are avalanches, climbing incidents, and wildlife encounters.
17. North Cascades National Park, Washington, USA: About 3-5 fatalities are reported each year, often from hiking falls or avalanche incidents.
18. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia: The only dangerous natural attraction from Bolivia in our list. An average of 5 deaths occur annually, usually due to vehicular accidents or dehydration.
19. Mount Snowdon, Wales: With around 10 fatalities annually, the main causes are falls and exposure to harsh weather.
20. Glacier National Park, Montana, USA: Glacier National Park is the last dangerous natural attraction in our list of 20 dangerous natural attractions in the world. The park witnesses about 5-7 deaths annually, primarily from hiking falls, wildlife attacks, or exposure to harsh conditions.
Understanding these 20 dangerous natural attractions should not stop you from visiting these sites because risk is everywhere, even not sharing this post to others is risky too.
Which attraction have you visited?