La Carretera de los Yungas is, probably, the most famous road in the world as well as the most dangerous. It has been heralded as one of the most spectaculars roads in the world by the dangerousroads.org users. This gravel dirt track covers a 69-kilometre (43 mi) stretch between La Paz and Coroico, in the Yungas region of Bolivia.
The Skippers Canyon Road, located in in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island, is today one of New Zealand's better known scenic roads and unbelievably scary as it’s totally narrow and different to manouvre your car. This gravel road, with a length of 16,5 miles, carved by hand by miners over 140 years ago is made from a very narrow cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face.
Atigun Pass is a high mountain pass across the Brooks Range in Alaska, located at the head of the Dietrich River, at an elevation of 4,739 feet (1,444 m) above the sea level. The pass is traversed by the infamous Dalton Highway.
Sveti Jure is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,762m above the sea level, located in the Biokovo mountain range in Croatia, located along the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea.
Tianmen Shan Big Gate (also called the Tianmen Winding Mountain Road) is a road located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China.
Chile and Argentina share more than 5,000 miles of border, most of them drawn on the imposing peaks of the Andes. With over 40 border crossings between the two countries spread over the mountains, the most spectacular and important one is Paso de los Libertadores, also known as the Paso del Cristo Redentor, in particular, the stretch that locals call it, rightly, Los Caracoles (Snails Pass).
Chacas road is a extreme road between Chacas and Carhuaz, with a length of 73.8km in the province of Asunción, in the Ancash Region of Peru, surrounded by the Cordillera Blanca. The dangerousity of the road (officially called 107) makes the trip takes longer than 4 hours.
The Saint Gotthard Pass is a high mountain pass located in central Switzerland, at an elevation of 2,091m (6,860 feet) above the sea level. The first road over the pass was opened in 1830 and it connects Airolo in the canton of Ticino, and Göschenen in the canton of Uri.
The Furka pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,431 m (7976ft) above sea level, located in one of the snowiest regions in Switzerland. The pass links the Ursern valley in the canton of Uri with the municipality of Goms in the canton of Valais.
Fairy Meadows Road is a spectacular and dangerous high mountain track with a length of 16,2km, located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It has been heralded as one of the most spectaculars roads in the world by the dangerousroads.org users.
Guoliang Tunnel is one of the most famous tunnels in the world. It’s 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) long, 5 metres (16 ft) tall and 4 metres (13 ft) wide, located high in the Taihang Mountains of the Henan Province, China.
The Swartberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,583 meters above sea level, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The pass is traversed by the R328 road.
The popular tourist road Lysevegen in Forsand in Ryfylke (FV500) is a curvy mountainous road going from Lysebotn innermost in the Lysefjord to Sirdal, with a length of 29 km (18 mi.) This is an impressive road in the high mountains of Rogaland and Vest Agder some of it single carriageway with passing places - with impressive scenery and weather.
Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the Atlantic Road, with a length of 8274 meters (5,1 miles), is part of Norwegian national road 64 (Rv 64). The road links the towns of Kristiansund and Molde, the two main population centers in the county of Møre og Romsdal in Fjord Norway. The road starts approximately 30 kilometers southwest of Kristiansund and ends 47 kilometers north of Molde. and it’s a very popular tourist attraction in Norway.
The Taroko Gorge Road in Taiwan is another mountain route made by carving out rocks, like the Guoliang Tunnel road. Despite its name, the Central Cross-Island Highway is a narrow and winding mountain road, and only a bus can barely pass by at a time. But the highway itself is truely an engineering masterpiece, as it cuts through the mountains and joining the East and West Coast.
Col del Sommeiller, at an elevation of 2,993 meters above the sea level, is a high mountain pass situated in the Alpi Cozie between the Italian and French border. This road can be made only during the summer due to the presence of snow, and it’s the highest valley pass in Italy and it's one of the highest accessible points by 4x4 in Europe.
Road of a thousand Kasbahs is a spectacular drive winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages and palm groves through the Dades Valley between the Atlas Mountains and Anti-Atlasmountain range, in Morocco. The road runs from Ouarzazate and stretched 100 miles to the east to Tineghir and the Todra Gorge. The Dades Gorge lies along the dry but colourful Dades Valley, around 2 hours (around 100km) north east of Ourzazate, and cuts northwards into the High Atlas.
The Tizi n Test Road (called S501) is a mountain road that cuts through the High Atlas between Asni to Taroudant and beyond (Morocco), is one of the most spectacular drives in Morocco. The road weaves its way up through the High Atlas Mountains, over the Tizi n Test pass at an elevation of 2092 metres above the sea level, and then tips over the Saharan side of the Mountain in its descent into the Souss Valley.
Black Bear Road is a dangerous dirt track located in Colorado, USA. This jeep trail, officially called Forest Service Road 648, starts at an elevation of 11,018-foot (3,358 m) above the sea level, and ends in Telluride, Colorado. This gravel dirt track climbs up the Black Bear Pass, at 12,840 feet (3,910 m).
Strada delle 52 gallerie (Road with 52 galleries) is a military trail built during World War I on the massif of Pasubio (Vicenza, Italy). This extremely dangerous track winds between nozzle Campiglia (1,219 m) and the gates of Pasubio (1,934 m) crossing the southern side of the mountain, located away from the Austro-Hungarian artillery fire, with its pinnacles, deep canyons and sheer rock faces.