a white-knuckle (ride)

“a white-knuckle (ride)”

describes an experience or activity that makes you feel very frightened and often excited
فعالیت هیجان انگیز
Example 1: I had a white knuckle ride when I taught my young son to drive

Example 2: The roller coaster provided some white knuckle moments for the scared riders

Example 3: a white-knuckle emergency landing