An awe-inspiring road to Altuwair

Altuwair is a high mountain town at an elevation of 2.618m (8,589ft) above the sea level located in Aseer (Asīr) Region, in southwest Saudi Arabia.

Altuwair town

Located in the Asir Mountain Range, the road to the summit is paved but very winding and curvy. It’s called Route 2212 and Route 3525 (nicknamed as Al-Namas Road). Starting from Abs, at the Agadir Hall, the ascent is 17.6 km (10.93 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 1.685 meters. The average gradient is 9.57%.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez
Pic: Faisal Al-shehri