Step Into The Void – Le Pas Dans Le Vide – Glass Box 3,396 Feet Above The French Alps


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The Grand Canyon has the Skywalk, now France’s Alps have the glass box on the Aiguille du Midi the tallest mountain pick in Europe – Mont Blanc.

“Le Pas Dans Le Vide” is perched 3,396 feet high is now open to the public are you ready to Step Into The Void?

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The “Step into the Void” is a glass room built around a metal frame. Three glass walls, floor and ceiling panels, allow visitors to control their vertigo and experience 1035 meters of space under their feet in total safety! Admire the views from a dramatic perspective! Anyone with vertigo can step in, assured.

Each of these glass panels is custom built to the highest standards for safety and clarity. The five glass panels (12mm thick) consist of three layers of glass binded together. The structure can withstand winds of more than 220km/ h and a maximum temperature of 60°.

The construction has been designed by Pierre-Yves Chays (watch the video below) and the work began on 19 September 2013. This type of installation is being used more and more frequently across Europe and the US. The “Step into the Void” was inspired by the “Skywalk”, the huge glass walkway overlooking the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona.

Via Chamonix.net

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