Refugio Cotopaxi

The road to Refugio Cotopaxi is not for timid drivers

Refugio José Rivas (locally known as Refugio Cotopaxi) is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 4.639m (15,219ft) above the sea level, located in the Pichincha province of Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Laguna de Cuicocha

Laguna de Cuicocha

Laguna de Cuicocha is a crater lake at an elevation of 3.133m (10,278ft) above the sea level located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Alto de Pasa

A memorable road trip to Alto de Pasa

Alto de Pasa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.123m (13,526ft) above the sea level, located in Tungurahua province, in Ecuador.

Mirador Tres Cruces

Travel guide to the top of Tres Cruces

Tres Cruces is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.161m (13,651ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Azuay, Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Volcan Pasochoa

Pasochoa Volcano

Volcan Pasochoa is an extinct volcano at an elevation of 3.234m (10,610ft) above the sea level located in the Ecuadorian Andes.

La Virgen pass

Travel Guide to La Virgen pass

La Virgen pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.071m (13,356ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Pichincha and Napo Provinces, in north-central Ecuador.

Papallacta

Papallacta, one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth

Located in Napo Province, Ecuador, Papallacta is the highest town in the country, at an elevation of 3.300m (10,827ft) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

Volcan Corazon

Driving the road to Corazon Volcano is not a piece of cake

Volcan Corazon is an ancient and extinct volcano located in the Pichincha province of Ecuador. A gravel road leads halfway up the mountain, ending at 4.306m (14,127ft) above the sea level. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Abra El Arenal

Abra El Arenal: an epic road on a lunar landscape

Abra El Arenal is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.407m (14,458ft) above the sea level, on the boundary of Guaranda and San Juan, in Chimborazo Province of central Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Refugio Edward Whymper

The Wild Road to Edward Whymper Refuge

Refugio Edward Whymper is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 4.855m (15,928ft) above the sea level located in Chimborazo, a province in the central Ecuadorian Andes. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Mirador Via Principal

Mirador Via Principal

Mirador Via Principal Parque Nacional Cajas is a high mountain overlook at an elevation of 3.807m (12,490ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

Abra de Zamora

Abra de Zamora: enjoy a road among the clouds

Abra de Zamora is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.802m (9,192ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Zamora-Chinchipe and Loja provinces, in southern Ecuador.

Pan-American Highway

Pan-American Highway, the longest road in the world

The Pan-American Highway is one of the biggest adventures in the world. It’s a network of roads covering almost 30,000 kilometres (19,000 mi) from North America to South America. It’s said to be the longest road on Earth.

Laguna Llaviucu

Laguna Llaviucu

Laguna Llaviucu is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.168m (10,393ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

Refugio Volcán Guagua Pichincha

Driving the wild road to Refugio Volcán Guagua Pichincha

Refugio Volcán Guagua Pichincha is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 4.557m (14,950ft) above the sea level, located in Pichincha province, in the country of Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Cerro Atacazo

The road to Cerro Atacazo is not for the faint of heart

Cerro Atacazo is a stratovolcano at an elevation of 4.155m (13,631ft) above the sea level located in Pichincha province, in north-central Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Refugio Chiles

A memorable road trip to Refugio Chiles

Refugio Chiles (Ángel Cerón) is an abandoned high mountain refuge at an elevation of 4.142m (13,589ft) above the sea level, located in the Carchi province.of Ecuador.

Highest roads of Ecuador

Highest roads of Ecuador

Located on the northwestern coast of South America, bordered by Peru to the south and east, Colombia to the north and by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Ecuador is one of the smaller countries in South America. Roughly the size of the state of Colorado, geography of Ecuador is quite diverse for a country and encompasses a wide range of natural formations and climates from the desert-like southern coast to the snowcapped peaks of the Andes mountain range to the plains of the Amazon Basin. The equator runs through the northern portion of the country.

Laguna Quilotoa

Driving the paved road to Laguna Quilotoa

Located in the Ecuadorian Andes, Quilotoa Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.914m (12,841ft) above the sea level.

Alto de Salinas

Ultimate 4wd destination: Alto de Salinas

Alto de Salinas is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.344m (14,251ft) above the sea level, located in Bolívar province, in central Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Loma de las Antenas

The road to Loma de las Antenas isn’t an easy one

Loma de las Antenas is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4.218m (13,838ft) above the sea level located in Pichincha province, in north-central Ecuador. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

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