Р488 is a road located in the Sakhalin Oblast of Russia. The road is mostly asphalted with some gravel sections.
It's 119 km long and links Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Novikovo. Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. Avalanches, heavy snowfalls and landslides can occur anytime, being extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice.
It has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards, and driving under these conditions, can be extremely challenging. This track can get very muddy and slippery after rain making it challenging to get through. The road is really remote.