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Highest roads of United States

From Colorado to Hawai’I, some American roads climb up well above the clouds. The higher you go, the colder it gets, and at the end of the road, you barely have any horsepower left. Welcome to the highest roads in the United States.

Mountain passElevationStateCountySurface
White Mountain Peak4.344m (14,252ft) CaliforniaMono CountyGravel
Mount Bross4.321m (14,178ft)  ColoradoPark CountyGravel
Mount Evans Byway4.310m (14,130ft)ColoradoClear Creek CountyAsphalt
Pikes Peak Highway4.302m (14,115ft) ColoradoEl Paso CountyAsphalt
Mount Lincoln 4.222m (13,854ft)ColoradoPark CountyGravel
Mauna Kea4.207m (13,803ft)Hawai’iHawai’i countyAsphalt/Gravel
Mount Antero4.189m (13,743ft)ColoradoChaffee CountyGravel
Kuss Peak4.136m (13,569ft)ColoradoLake CountyGravel
Mosquito Peak4.127m (13,540ft) ColoradoLake CountyGravel
Peak 104.082m (13,392ft)ColoradoSummit County Gravel


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Around the world

>Scenic drives in Norway.Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama. 
>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves. 
>Faroese challenging tunnels.Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.
>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. Permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.
>The world's best road.The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.
>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.
>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.
>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.


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