Daredevil performs a somersault and other brave stunts on the famous Troll & # 39; s Tongue rock wall

Dangerous? I licked it! Daredevil performs a somersault and other brave stunts on the famous Troll & # 39; s Tongue rock wall

  • Adrenalin addicts do everything to get the perfect picture of the world-famous landmark
  • Trolltunga from Troll & # 39; s Tongue & # 39; in English, in Norway, is the setting for some of the breathtaking daredevils
  • The iconic landmark, a flat cliff edge 700 meters from the ground on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet
  • But it has become a hotspot for Instagram carriers who are desperately looking for their dream shot over the picturesque cliff

Chris Dyer for Mailonline

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This stunning photo collage reveals the long road that adrenalin addicts will take to make the perfect picture of a world-famous landmark – but everything is not what it seems.

On the camera at Trolltunga in Norway, a rock that rises above a steep cliff and a picturesque lake, are thrill seekers who perform incredible backflips, handstands, yoga postures and queues.

The iconic monument, a flat cliff 700 meters from the ground that translates in English to Troll & # 39; s Tongue & # 39;, protrudes horizontally from a mountain on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet.

But it has now become a hot spot for Instagram carriers who are desperate for their dream image. & # 39; Behind the scenes & # 39; show photo & # 39; s hours-long rows of tourists winding the rock formation while waiting patiently for their turn.

Toby - one of thousands of tourists a day to the Trolltunga for the perfect Instagram shot - a backflip of 700 meters above the breathtaking Norwegian landscape behind him. The picturesque monument has become so popular that it takes hours to get to the edge and many tourists complain about the natural wonder that is damaged by the number of travelers

Toby – one of thousands of tourists a day to the Trolltunga for the perfect Instagram shot – a backflip of 700 meters above the breathtaking Norwegian landscape behind him. The picturesque monument has become so popular that it takes hours to get to the edge and many tourists complain about the natural wonder that is damaged by the number of travelers

A man performing a flying flight on the Troll Tongue

A man performing a flying flight on the Troll Tongue

Keow Wee Loong and his wife Marta Sibielak photographed in Trolltunga, Norway

Keow Wee Loong and his wife Marta Sibielak photographed in Trolltunga, Norway

A man performing a flying flight on the Trolls Tongue & # 39; – as in English (left) – and newlyweds Keow Wee Loong and his wife Marta Sibielak photograph kissing (right) at 700 meters altitude in Trolltunga, Norway. A TripAdvisor review of the monument said: & # 39; This destination is full of garbage and human waste! Even at the end of the season it is LOTS of people and about an hour in line to have your photos & # 39;

Hikers who live on the edge and look like a broom at the head of a friend. One tourist wrote about review website TripAdvisor: & # 39; When we arrived at Trolltunga I was just sad & # 39 ;, another one said: & # 39; Once we reached the top, we had to wait almost four hours to get the photo & # 39; 39; s & # 39;

Hikers who live on the edge and look like a broom at the head of a friend. One tourist wrote about review website TripAdvisor: & # 39; When we arrived at Trolltunga I was just sad & # 39 ;, another one said: & # 39; Once we reached the top, we had to wait almost four hours to get the photo & # 39; 39; s & # 39;

Hikers who live on the edge and look like a broom at the head of a friend. One tourist wrote about review website TripAdvisor: & # 39; When we arrived at Trolltunga I was just sad & # 39 ;, another one said: & # 39; Once we reached the top, we had to wait almost four hours to get the photo & # 39; 39; s & # 39;

A couple poses at the edge of the cliff, where someone pretends to push the other person off the edge with a staircase to the rear. Many travelers advise to arrive at Trolltunga at 6 am to avoid long lines. An estimated 100,000 people walked to Trolltunga in 2017 and 81,655 people in 2016

A couple poses at the edge of the cliff, where someone pretends to push the other person off the edge with a staircase to the rear. Many travelers advise to arrive at Trolltunga at 6 am to avoid long lines. An estimated 100,000 people walked to Trolltunga in 2017 and 81,655 people in 2016

A couple poses at the edge of the cliff, where someone pretends to push the other person off the edge with a staircase to the rear. Many travelers advise to arrive at Trolltunga at 6 am to avoid long lines. An estimated 100,000 people walked to Trolltunga in 2017 and 81,655 people in 2016

Toby completes the backflip 700 meters above Trolltunga

Toby completes the backflip 700 meters above Trolltunga

People on the trolls Tongue strike a pose

People on the trolls Tongue strike a pose

Toby completed his backflip at 700 meters above Trolltunga (left) and a group that made somersaults in the air, spurred their time perfectly to form an arch with the dramatic landscape as a backdrop. Last July, tourists complained when parking at the nearest village, Skjeggedal, was increased by 67 percent to £ 45.56 (NOK 500) for 24 hours to cover the additional visitors' costs

A man poses ballet on the iconic landmark - a flat cliff 700 meters from the ground that translates to Trolls Tongue in English, horizontally sticks out of a mountain on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet

A man poses ballet on the iconic landmark - a flat cliff 700 meters from the ground that translates to Trolls Tongue in English, horizontally sticks out of a mountain on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet

A man poses ballet on the iconic landmark – a flat cliff 700 meters from the ground that translates to Trolls Tongue in English, horizontally sticks out of a mountain on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet

But it has now become a hot spot for Instagram carriers who are desperately looking forward to getting their dream shot behind the scenes & # 39; photo & # 39; s hours long queues

But it has now become a hot spot for Instagram carriers who are desperately looking forward to getting their dream shot behind the scenes & # 39; photo & # 39; s hours long queues

But it has now become a hot spot for Instagram carriers who are desperately looking forward to getting their dream shot behind the scenes & # 39; photo & # 39; s hours long queues

But it has now become a hot spot for Instagram carriers who are desperately looking forward to getting their dream shot behind the scenes & # 39; photo & # 39; s hours long queues

Some adrenaline picks go to the edge of the 700-meter cliff and dangle their legs for the perfect social media image. Despite the long wait, some tourists still said that it was worth standing in line, someone wrote in an online review: "All said, the scenery is absolutely breathtaking & # 39;

This is the dramatic picture of a dangerous walker walking up the Troll Tongue - a ledge that hangs 3,000 feet above the ground. The photo was taken by British photographer Jay Patel from Wallington after a five-hour walk to the Trolltunga in Skjeggedal, in the southern Norwegian fjords

This is the dramatic picture of a dangerous walker walking up the Troll Tongue - a ledge that hangs 3,000 feet above the ground. The photo was taken by British photographer Jay Patel from Wallington after a five-hour walk to the Trolltunga in Skjeggedal, in the southern Norwegian fjords

This is the dramatic picture of a dangerous walker walking up the Trolls Tongue – a ridge that hangs 3,000 feet above the ground. The photo was taken by British photographer Jay Patel from Wallington after a five-hour walk to the Trolltunga in Skjeggedal, in the southern Norwegian fjords

Tourists and Instagram selfie hunters are lined up to take a picture on the Trolls Tongue & # 39; Lines for the landmark have become so long that some have to wait for hours to take one picture. Visitors to the site started to grow drastically after being named by TripAdvisor in 2012 as one of the world's most spectacular destinations

Tourists and Instagram selfie hunters are lined up to take a picture on the Trolls Tongue & # 39; Lines for the landmark have become so long that some have to wait for hours to take one picture. Visitors to the site started to grow drastically after being named by TripAdvisor in 2012 as one of the world's most spectacular destinations

Tourists and Instagram selfie hunters are lined up to take a picture on the Trolls Tongue & # 39; Lines for the landmark have become so long that some have to wait for hours to take one picture. Visitors to the site started to grow drastically after being named by TripAdvisor in 2012 as one of the world's most spectacular destinations

Emma and friend Mark stare over the steep edge of the Trolltunga in Norway and another tourist, Luis, who looks out over the misty fjords

Emma and friend Mark stare over the steep edge of the Trolltunga in Norway and another tourist, Luis, who looks out over the misty fjords

Emma and friend Mark stare over the steep edge of the Trolltunga in Norway and another tourist, Luis, who looks out over the misty fjords

Emma and friend Mark stare over the steep edge of the Trolltunga in Norway and another tourist, Luis, who looks out over the misty fjords

Emma and friend, Mark, peer over the steep edge of the Trolltunga in Norway (left) and another tourist, Luis (right), standing looking at the misty fjords. One traveler wrote on TripAdvisor: & # 39; You climb from almost sea level to a snowy rock plateau with a beautiful view of the glacial lake and the surrounding mountains. The tongue itself is a miracle, and when you're out, you really see how small and insignificant we are all & # 39;

Anthony - one of the thousands of hours in line to take a picture on the Trolltunga - sitting on the edge and admiring the southern Norwegian fjords. Last year guards were added to the path to Trolltunga in an attempt to reduce the number of tourists that the authorities had to save

Anthony - one of the thousands of hours in line to take a picture on the Trolltunga - sitting on the edge and admiring the southern Norwegian fjords. Last year guards were added to the path to Trolltunga in an attempt to reduce the number of tourists that the authorities had to save

Anthony – one of the thousands of hours in line to take a picture on the Trolltunga – sitting on the edge and admiring the southern Norwegian fjords. Last year guards were added to the path to Trolltunga in an attempt to reduce the number of tourists that the authorities had to save

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