Trials cyclist celeb climbs dangerous mountains in a beautiful short film

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Trials cyclist Danny MacAskill, known for his awe-inspiring trick bike stunts, released a new short film documenting himself climbing a deadly mountain range with a bike. (cutmedia1/YouTube)</span></div>
Rockstar trials cyclist Danny MacAskill, 28, known for his awe-inspiring bike stunts, has released a new short film documenting his most intense biking exploits to date as he climbs a notoriously deadly mountain range with a bike. The thrills seen in this long series of stunts are beyond words. In less than 24 hours since its release, it has amassed over 1,600,000 views. Watch below.

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In The Ridge, MacAskill took to the dangerous Cuillin ridgeline of his native home, the Isle of Skye in Scotland, to risk certain death as he climbed over a jagged and gloomy series of mountain while aboard a mountain bike. The beautiful photography, captured by Cut Media, showcases the stunning landscape as MacAskill rides along ledges only inches wide and hops over dangerous gaps, rarely ever getting off the bike. The sheer flawless and fluidness of his bicycle-traversing is a testament to MacAskill's unique talents.

The Cuillin peaks, which are historically said to be haunted, range between 2,303 and 3,254 feet in height.

The peaks of the Black Cuillin, composed of a rough black rock, are known to be an extreme challenge to climbers. Composed of a rough black rock that provides superb grip, the basalt is also extremely slippery when wet. The Cuillin's jaggedness has been compared to those of the Alps and the Rockies.

MacAskill became internet famous 5 years ago when he released a short video, "April 2009" to YouTube. Since then, he has achieved international acclaim and attention as a professional street trials rider, typically releasing only one major video a year.

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