Paso de los Libertadores

Libertadores Pass is an Andean pass from Chile to Argentina

Chile and Argentina share more than 5,000 miles of border, most of them drawn on the imposing peaks of the Andes. With over 40 border crossings between the two countries spread over the mountains, the most spectacular and important is Paso de los Libertadores, also known as the Paso del Cristo Redentor It's one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Carretera Austral

Driving the Chilean Carretera Austral is a lifetime adventure

Carretera Austral is one of the most spectacular and challenging drives in the world. Running through the northwestern part of the Chilean Patagonia, it’s a lifetime adventure for anybody.

Paso de San Francisco

Driving the international San Francisco Pass in the Andes

Paso de San Francisco is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.760m (15,616ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Argentina and Chile. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Ojos del Salado

Ojos del Salado, one of the highest accessibles point by car on Earth

Ojos del Salado is a massive stratovolcano on the Argentina-Chile border and the highest volcano in the world at 6.891m (22,608ft). This mountain has been the scenario of several records for attaining the highest altitude aboard a land vehicle. It’s one of the highest accessibles point by car on Earth.

Paso Pehuenche

Paso Pehuenche, an Andean mountain road

Pehuenche Pass is an international high mountain pass through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina, at an elevation of 2.557m (8,389ft) above the sea level.

Y290

Y290, a scenic road in Chilean Patagonia

High mountain unpaved road located in Chilean Patagonia with a total length of 70 km, going through the Torres del Paine National Park. The road starts on the junction of the Chilean Highway 9.

Paso de Agua Negra

Agua Negra Pass, the highest road between Argentina and Chile

Paso de Agua Negra (Black Water Pass) is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.774m (15,662ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Argentina and Chile. It's one of the highest roads of Chile.

Paso Futaleufú

Futaleufú Pass, an Andean border road

Paso Futaleufú is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 335m (1,099ft) above the sea level, located in the Andes, on the border between Chile and Argentina. It’s one of the lowest passes of the southern Andes.

CH-265

CH-265, one of the world's most beautiful roads

Located in the Aysén Region of the Chilean Patagonia, the gravel road Ruta CH-265 is one of the world's most scenic drives. The road follows the shores of the General Carrera Lake. Unpredictable, grueling, unsafe and tough, but yet captivating, charming and strikingly beautiful!

Ruta Nacional 5

Ruta Nacional 5 is Chile's longest route

Ruta 5 in Chile runs from the Peruvian border, connecting with Ruta 1, 19km north of Arica, down to Puerto Montt where it connects via ferry to Chiloé island. This major road is a bypass of the country’s capital, Santiago. Part of the Panamerican Highway, it's said to be Chile's longest route: 3,364 kilometres (2,090 mi). It's a notoriously dangerous drive filled with deep valleys, steep drops, and desert.

Paso Cardenal Antonio Samoré

Cardenal Antonio Samoré Pass, an Andean border road

Paso Cardenal Antonio Samoré is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.314m (4,311ft) above the sea level, located in the Andes, on the border between Chile and Argentina. It is one of the main mountain passes through the southern Andes.

Paso Carirriñe

Carirriñe Pass: a beautiful border road in the Andes

Paso Carirriñe is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.223m (4,012ft) above the sea level located on the border between Chile and Argentina. The road is less used but it is a beautiful route.

Highest roads of Chile

Highest roads of Chile

Located in South America, Chile is a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. The world's longest country is marked by a narrow depression between the mountains and the sea.

Paso del Planchón

The gravel road to Planchón Pass in the Andes

Paso del Planchón, also known as Paso Internacional Vergara, is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.515m (8,251ft) above the sea level, located in the Andes mountain range, on the border between Argentina and Chile.

Paso de Sico

Sico Pass, a scenic border pass in the Andes

Paso de Sico is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.092m (13,425ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Chile and Argentina, on an arid high plateau in the Andes mountains.

The World’s Fastest Downhill Mountain Bike Ride

The World’s Fastest Downhill Mountain Bike Ride

Austrian downhill rider Max Stöckl broke the world speed record for stock mountain bikes on gravel, in the Atacama desert of Chile, reaching an incredible top speed of over 167 km/h (104 miles per hour).

Paso de Jama

Jama Pass: an Andean road from Chile to Argentina

Paso de Jama is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.283m (14,051ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Chile and Argentina. It is the northernmost road border crossing between the two countries.

Paso internacional Pichachén

Pichachén Pass, a border pass road

Paso internacional Pichachén is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.123m (6,965ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Argentina and Chile.

Embalse El Yeso

The Wild Road to Embalse El Yeso

Embalse El Yeso del Cajón del Maipo is a turquoise reservoir at an elevation of 2.605m (8,546ft) above the sea level, located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.

Llano Chajnantor

Llano Chajnantor, one of the highest roads of Chile

Llano Chajnantor is a high mountain plateau at an elevation of 5.042m (16,541ft) above the sea level, located in the Atacama desert of Chile. The zone has an exceptionally arid climate, inhospitable to humans. It's one of the highest mountain roads of Chile. 

Refugio Tejos

Tejos Refuge: one of the highest roads of South America

Located in the Andes on the Argentina–Chile border, at an elevation of 5.800m (19,000ft) above the sea level, Refugio Tejos is commonly regarded as the highest mountain hut in the world. The track is extreme. Only4x4 vehicles with expert drivers. It's one of the highest roads of Chile.

Cerro Sairécabur

Cerro Sairécabur: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Cerro Sairécabur is a volcano at an elevation of 5.541m (18,179ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Bolivia and Chile. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Volcan Aucanquilcha

An old mine road to the summit of Aucanquilcha Volcano

Aucanquilcha is a massive stratovolcano at an elevation of 6,176m (20,262ft) above the sea level, located in Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. An old mine road used to run to the top, but now much of it above 5,500m has been wiped out by landslides. For many years it was the highest driveable road in the world.

Volcán Guallatiri

A dangerous and difficult road to Guallatiri Volcano

Guallatiri is a stratovolcano at an elevation of 5.240m (17,191ft) above the sea level, located in the Putre commune, Parinacota province of Arica y Parinacota, in the northernmost region of Chile. The drive requires a 4WD vehicle with high clearance. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

To use information contained on this site is to do so at your own risk. dangerousroads.org is not responsible for the information contained in these pages. The website is for information purposes only and we assume no liability for decisions made as a result of the information provided here. You are still completely responsible for your decisions, your actions, and your safety.