Taking 90 minutes to prepare the base after a wobbly table threatened to derail the whole attempt, it then took the Mr. Pancake team over two hours to carefully stack the 166 sponge disks to reach a whopping 102.4cm.
The aptly named ‘Sky Walk’ in the Lower Silesian spa town of Świeradów-Zdrój is a whopping 65-metres tall, with a winding 850-metre walk leading to stunning views of the Jizera Mountains.
The structures create a mineral-rich mist by dripping saline water through brushwood.
Inaugurated on 9th July 1899, the 33.5-metre tower – adjoined by a shorter 18-metre structure – was built with the purpose of providing views from the so-called Silesian Mont Blanc and quickly became a hit among hikers of the time.
TFN’s Alex Webber takes a look at the building’s extraordinary past and its stunning reincarnation.