Enthusiastic highliners from across the world met on the craggy cliffs of of Italy's Monte Piana from Sept. 6-14 to participate in the annual Highline Meeting. The weeklong, non-competitive gathering featured multiple slacklines ranging in length from 6 meters to over 100 meters — perfect for both amateur and professional highliners to play and lounge on.

In addition to the highlining, other activities offered by the high-altitude convention included guided hikes and workshops on acroyoga and meditation. Each day ended with a moment of silence and reflection to honor those who have lost their lives traversing Monte Piana.

You can explore more photos of the event by Giordano Garosio over at Highline Meeting Monte Piana 2014.

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