Climbers make their way across a narrow Alpine ridge at 11,800 feet in France


Do not look down! Dizzying 360-degree camera footage shows two climbers struggling their way across a narrow ridge at 11,800 feet

  • Elin Skyttedal climbed the Aiguilles d’Entrèves in the Mont Blanc massif in France
  • Heartbreaking 360 footage shows the climb over the 11,800-foot Alpine ridge
  • Mrs. Skyttedal, from Stockholm, was accompanied by her partner during the climb

Two hikers came terrifyingly close to a steep slope as they climbed a thin ridge over 11,000 feet up a French mountain.

Elin Skyttedal, who lives in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, and her partner bravely climbed the exposed Aiguilles d’Entrèves in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps in France.

Heartbreaking 360 camera images show Mrs. Skyttedal using her hands and feet to climb over the top of the narrow rock ridge.

The experienced climber moves fearlessly across the thin ridge despite the terrifying 11,800-foot drop on either side.

Elin Skyttedal climbed the 11,800-foot ridge of the exposed Aiguilles d'Entrèves

Elin Skyttedal, from the Swedish capital of Stockholm, braved the narrow ridge on the traverse, located in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps in France

Elin Skyttedal, from the Swedish capital of Stockholm, braved the narrow ridge on the traverse, located in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps in France

Elin Skyttedal, from the Swedish capital of Stockholm, climbed the 11,800-foot ridge of the exposed Aiguilles d’Entrèves in the Mont Blanc massif of the Alps in France

Her partner climbs further forward on the traverse, where the mountaineers are linked by a blue safety rope, the video shows.

Ms. Skyttedal shared her breathtaking adventure on Instagram, where she regularly posts other jeans from her daredevil rock climbing.

She is also an avid skier and hopes to complete some more of the 13,000 foot peaks of the Alps, having already climbed the Breithorn traverse.

Mrs. Skyttedal has also passed the popular Cosmique Arete ascent, known as an aesthetic ridge for its orange granite.

It requires a range of skills, including mixed climbing, rock climbing, route finding and rappelling.

The stunning images of the daring climb were filmed with a 360 camera

The stunning images of the daring climb were filmed with a 360 camera

Ms. Skyttedal shared her breathtaking adventure on Instagram, where she regularly posts other jeans from her daredevil rock climbing.

Ms. Skyttedal shared her breathtaking adventure on Instagram, where she regularly posts other jeans from her daredevil rock climbing.

The stunning images were filmed using a 360 ° camera, on which Mrs. Skyttedal (left and right) and her partner climb over the narrow ridge with a terrifying fall on both sides

The rocky peak of the Aiguilles d’Entrèves is part of the border between France and Italy.

The easiest way to climb the mountain is via the northeastern ridge of Col du Toule, a popular day out for many climbers.

The first stage of the ridge is easier for climbers, with lots of scrambling and opportunities to enjoy the views of Mont Blanc.

But the ledge leading to the top is significantly more nail-biting because it runs past a blade – not one to be recommended for those with a fear of heights.

The stunning images were filmed on July 23 of this year.

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