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.

Highest mountain roads of Mexico:

Mountain pass Elevation State Surface
Sierra Negra 4.640m (15,220ft) Puebla Gravel
Pico de Orizaba 4.614m (15,137ft) Veracruz/Puebla Gravel
Cofre de Perote 4.282m (14,049ft) Veracruz Gravel
Piedra Grande hut 4.230m (13,877ft) Veracruz/Puebla Gravel
Nevado de Toluca 4.212m (13,818ft) State of Mexico Gravel
Nevado de Colima 3.991m (13,093ft) Jalisco Gravel
Estación Altzomoni 3.985m (13,074ft) State of Mexico Gravel
La Joya hut  3.977m (13,047ft) State of Mexico Gravel
Cerro Potosí 3.721m (12,208ft)  Nuevo León Gravel
Carretera al Ajusco 3.620m (11,876ft) State of Mexico Asphalt
Carretera al Capulin 3.627m (11,899ft) State of Mexico Gravel
Cerro de la Viga 3.556m (11,666ft) Coahuila Gravel
Raíces 3.531m (11,919ft) State of Mexico Asphalt
Paso de Cortés 3.400m (11,150ft) State of Mexico Asphalt

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