THIS IS HAND-IN-THE-MOUTH STUFF, as mountain biker Harald Philipp takes to the Dolomites to ride ridiculous downhill lines that climbers use fixed lines and harnesses to go up. Filmed with a drone by Christoph Thoresen, Philipp has been super honest about his first descent of the Via Ferrata:

“… I honestly don’t want to do this ride again. It’s stupidly dangerous, feels triple as exposed as it looks and there is a lot more uphill –climbing and ladders involved than the video shows. You think about doing this tour as well? I really recommend to walk these fantastic route without a bicycle. And only if you then see a trail too…”

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