BAM Road

BAM Road, 4.300 km off-road through Siberia

The BAM Road is one of the toughest adventure roads left on this planet. It’s a real test of physical and mental endurance. The BAM road is an old railway service track that runs roughly alongside the railway track, in extreme Siberia, Russia. It's filled with everything from rickety old bridges to waist high water crossings and at points being miles from civilization.

Lake Baikal ice road

A temporary ice road in Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal ice road is a very scenic drive to feel the beauty of transparent ice of the world known Lake Baikal, in the south of the Russian region of Siberia. The ice is so clear that you can recognize the bottom stones through it.

64H-1

The scenic coastal 64H-1 road in Russia

Road 64H-1 is one of the greatest drives in the Russian Sakhalin Oblast. It has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards. The road is 623km long.

Vitim River Bridge

The terrifying Vitim River Bridge in Siberia

Located in Siberia, the Vitim River Bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world. It’s an old train bridge crossing the Vitim River which leaves drivers precariously navigating a tiny six-foot-wide path. Its old metal structure is covered with rotting wooden planks, which can be slippery due to frequent ice in the area.

Roki Tunnel

Travel through the challenging Roki Tunnel

Roki Tunnel is an international high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 2,130m (6,988ft) above the sea level, located in the Caucasus Mountains, a mountain system in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region. The tunnel is traversed by the Transcaucasian Highway.

64Н-3

64Н-3, a gravel coastal road in Russia

64Н-3 is a short coastal road located on the southwest coast of the SakhalinIsland, in Russia. The road is mostly gravel.

Kolyma Highway

Kolyma Highway is the infamous Road of the Bones

Kolyma Highway (R504) is the name of a very exciting adventure running from Yakutsk (where the coldest temperature ever recorded outside Antarctica was recorded) to Magadan. It was built by prisoners using hand tools in the 1930s. This is one of the most terrifying pages in Soviet history.

Sukhumi Military Road-Klukhori Pass

The Wild Road to Klukhori Pass

Sukhumi Military Road is the name of a path leading from Northern Caucasus of Russia to the Black Sea coast, via the Klukhorskii (Klukhori) Pass, topping out at 2.851m (9,353ft) above the sea level, near the stunning Klukhor lake. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.

Klyuchi-Petropavlovsk road

The road from Klyuchi to Petropavlovsk, surrounded by volcanoes

Located in the Far East region of Russia, on the Kamchatka peninsula - Russia's Land of Fire and Ice –, the road from Klyuchi to Petropavlovsk is one of the greatest adventures.

Trans-Siberian Highway

Trans-Siberian Highway spans 6,800 miles from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok

Stretching almost 7,000 miles from St Petersburg to Vladivostok, the Trans-Siberian Highway is the name for a network of federal highways that span the width of Russia from the Baltic Sea of the Atlantic Ocean to the Japan Sea of the Pacific Ocean. It’s one of the longest roads in the world across some of the toughest environments and terrain around.

64H-3

64H-3, one of the best coastal roads in the world

Located in the central part of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia, the 64H-3 road is one of the Best Coastal Drives in the World. Most of the journey in this road with little traffic is gravel. The road runs for 300km along the shore of the Strait of Tartary in the Pacific Ocean.

Pereval Nevel’skiy

Pereval Nevel’skiy, a remote road in Russia

Pereval Nevel’skiy is a mountain pass at an elevation of 437m (1,551ft) above the sea level, located on the southwest coast of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia.

Lake Karachay

The road to Lake Karachay, the most polluted place on Earth

Located in Russia's south-west Chelyabinsk region, close to the border with Kazakhstan, Lake Karachay it’s considered the most polluted place on Earth: its waters would kill a human within 30 minutes.

Chegem waterfalls

The scenic road to Chegem waterfalls

Chegem waterfalls are one of the visit cards of tourist-recreational complex of Kabardino-Balkaria. They are located in the gorge near the village Hushtosyrt of Chegem canyon, in Chegemsky District of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia.

Vayda-Guba

The extreme road to Vayda-Guba

Vayda-Guba is a small town located in Pechengsky District, in the northwest of Murmansk Oblast in the northwestern part of Russia. It’s one of the northernmost points of Europe.

Gara-Bashi station (Mount Elbrus)

Travel guide to the top of Gara-Bashi station (Mount Elbrus)

Gara-Bashi station is a ski lift at an elevation of 3.883m (12,739ft) above the sea level, located in the highlands of Kabardino-Balkarian Republic of Russia. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.

Dudinka-Norilsk road

A frozen road from Dudinka to Norilsk above the Arctic Circle

Located above the Arctic Circle, the Dudinka-Norilsk Road is one of the most extreme roads on Earth. Dark, usually covered in chemical smog, closed to foreigners and cold, this highway links the capital of Taimyr, Dudinka, with the airport and big mining town Norilsk, in Russia.

Lefortovo Tunnel

Lefortovo Tunnel: high accident rate caused by skidding on ice

Located in Lefortovo, a suburb of the Russian capital, the largest city entirely on the European continent, the Lefortovo Tunnel, part of the Third Ring Road, was nicknamed The Tunnel of Death, owing to its high accident rate, many caused by skidding on ice in winter.

Anabar Road

An epic drive to Anabar, the world's northernmost dead-end

Anabar Road is the name of a true Russian adventure leading to Anabar Bay, in the Laptev Sea, at 72°49' North, higher north than the Nordkapp, Prudhoe Bay or Tuktoyatuk. It’s said to be the world's northernmost road end.

M32 (Aral-Highway)

M32 is a glorious drive from Russia to Kyrgyzstan

M32 is one of the main highways of Kazakhstan. The road is 2.046km (1271 miles) long and runs from the Russian border towards the border with Kyrgyzstan. It’s a good road for those who wish to undertake such a journey to the heart of the country.

Р488

A remote coastal road from Korsakov to Novikovo

The road from Korsakov to Novikovo is a very scenic coastal drive located in Sakhalin island, in the Far East part of Russia, situated north of Japan.

Pereval Katu-Yaryk

Katu-Yaryk Pass, one of the scariest roads in the world

Pereval Katu-Yaryk is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.188m (3,897ft) above the sea level, located in Altai Republic, in Russia. The road to the summit is extreme. Only 4x4 cars. Due to the 35% gradient sections, gravel loose and the lack of protections, the road is one of the scariest drives in the world.

Volgograd Bridge

Volgograd Bridge is not for the sissies

Volgograd Bridge is 7,1km long. It’s located over the Volga River in the southern Russian city of Volgograd. The bridge is 1.260 meters long and 32 meters wide. Its surface can be seen snaking up and down during high winds. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Oymyakon Road

Oymyakon Road, the World’s Coldest Winter Adventure Road Trip

Oymyakon Road is said to be the World’s Coldest Winter Adventure Road Trip. Located In the Sakha Republic of Russia, Oymyakon is the the coldest village on Earth with a temperature recorded of -71.2C.

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