Espinazo del diablo

Espinazo del Diablo is a treacherous mountain road in Mexico

Espinazo del Diablo (The Devil's Backbone) is a famous mountain road in Mexico. Located between Mazatlan on the west coast of mainland Mexico and Durango, which lies east of the Sierra Madre Mountains, this road is known by locals and internationally for its hairpins and zigzags turns. The road lies almost entirely over 2.000 meters above the sea level.

Paso de Cortés

Cortes Pass is one of the highest roads of Mexico

Paso de Cortés is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.692m (12,112ft) above the sea level located on the boundary of Puebla and State of Mexico, between the Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl volcanoes, in Mexico. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Mexican Federal Highway 131

How To Travel The Challenging Mexican Federal Highway 131

Mexican Federal Highway 131 is the name of a very scenic yet defiant road located in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.

Mil Cumbres

Travel Guide to Mil Cumbres road

Mil Cumbres (Mexico 15 Morelia-Toluca) or One Thousand Hills in Spanish is a very scenic drive in Michoacán state. This road links Morelia, capital of Michoacán state to Hidalgo city.

Highest roads of Mexico

Highest roads of Mexico

Located in the southern portion of North America, Mexico is a land of extremes. The country has a 9,330 kilometer coastline but is crossed by two mountain ranges known as Sierra Madre Oriental and Sierra Madre Occidental. The country has high mountains and deep canyons in the center of the country, sweeping deserts in the north, and dense rain forests in the south and east.

Michoacán Coastal Road

Michoacán Coastal Road is a road with beaches and rocky cliffs in Mexico

Michoacán Coastal Road is the name of a very scenic coastal drive along the Pacific Ocean in the Mexican state of Michoacán.

Carretera Federal 1

Carretera Federal 1: full of blind corners with no barriers or hard shoulders

Carretera Federal 1 is a highway in Mexico, with a length of 1,711 km (1,063 mi), following the length of the Baja California Peninsula from Cabo San Lucas, at the southern end to Tijuana (BC) in the north. Full of blind corners with no barriers or hard shoulders, the road is known as one of the most dangerous in the world.

Raíces

The road to Raíces, the highest town of Mexico

Located in the Municipio of Zinacantepec, in the State of Mexico, Raíces is the highest town in the country, at an elevation of 3.531m (11,919ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

Mexico 175 (Puchutla Road)

Puchutla Road, not recommended if you suffer of dizziness

Mexico 175 (Puchutla Road) is long, curvy and scenic. If you suffer of dizziness, this road is not recommended to you. Over 6 hours of constant movement with curves everywhere, small towns with speed bumps and scenic views of the Sierra Madre Mountains.

The Five Most Dangerous Roads In Mexico

The Five Most Dangerous Roads In Mexico

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Altzomoni Peak

Road trip guide: Conquering Altzomoni Peak in Mexico

Altzomoni is a volcanic peak at an elevation of 4.027m (13,211ft) above the sea level, located in the State of Mexico. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Carretera a San Cristóbal de la Barranca

The wild steep road to San Cristóbal de la Barranca

The San Cristóbal de la Barranca road (Mexico 23) is a road in the canyon just north of Guadalajara and parallel to Mexico 54.

La Rumorosa

La Rumorosa is a road with countless turns in Mexico

La Rumorosa is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.232m (4,042ft) above the sea level, located in Baja California, Mexico.

La Joya, Iztaccíhuatl

La Joya is one of the highest roads of Mexico

Set high in the Izta-Popo Zoquiapan National Park, in the State of Mexico, La Joya is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 3.977m (13,047ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Real de Catorce

Travel guide to Real de Catorce

Real de Catorce is a high mountain town at an elevation of 2.728m (8,950ft) above the sea level, located in the heart of the Catorce mountain range, in the state of San Luis Potosi, on the north of Mexico.

Autopista Durango-Mazatlán

Durango-Mazatlan Highway: 115 bridges and 61 tunnels

Mexico 40D is an amazing journey in the western Sierra Madre of Mexico. Also known as the Autopista Durango-Mazatlán, it’s one of Mexico’s greatest engineering feats, with 115 bridges and 61 tunnels.

Nevado de Toluca

How to drive to Nevado de Toluca in Mexico

Nevado de Toluca is a towering, inactive stratovolcano at an elevation of 4.254m (13,956ft) above the sea level, located in Estado de México. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Cerro Potosí

A 4x4 road to the top of Cerro Potosí, one of the highest roads of Mexico

Cerro Potosí is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.721m (12,208ft) above the sea level, located in the Sierra Madre Oriental Range in Nuevo León. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Punta Allen Road

Punta Allen: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, Punta Allen is the largest village at the end of the Boca Paila Peninsula. It’s one of the most spectacular coastal drives in the world. No cars, no smog, no noise at all. Lots of birds and animals around.

Batopilas Road

Driving the scenic road to Batopilas, the Magic Town of Mexico

Batopilas de Manuel Gómez Morín is a small town at an elevation of 501m (1,643ft) above the sea level located in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

Nevado de Colima

The horrendous road to Nevado de Colima

Nevado de Colima is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.991m (13,093ft) above the sea level located in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The road to the summit is horrendous with sections up to 12%. 4x4 is the only option. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Sierra Negra

Take An Unforgettable Drive to Sierra Negra in Mexico

Sierra Negra (Cerro La Negra) is an extinct volcano at an elevation of 4.576m (15,013ft) above the sea level located in the Mexican state of Puebla. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Puente de Ojuela

Puente de Ojuela: A Dangerous Road You May Want to Explore

The road to the Ojuela Bridge is located northeast of the state of Durango, adjacent to the historic village of Mapimí, in Mexico. The road to the bridge is 7km long. This tortuous route should not be attempted by those who don't know how to reverse.

Ruta Tepehuana (Camino a Huzamota)

Ruta Tepehuana, a windy and narrow road with incredible views

Ruta Tepehuana (Camino a Huzamota) is a very challenging road located in Durango, Mexico. It’s a windy, narrow and dangerous road to travel, offering incredible views of the Sierra Madre mountains, canyon views from 2.700 meters sea level to bottom of the canyon to 500-0 meters, spectacular views over 2 km high both sides of the road.

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