Kolyma Highway is the name of a very exciting adventure running from Yakutsk (where the coldest temperature ever recorded outside Antarctica was recorded) to Magadan, in Russia. It was built by prisoners using hand tools in the 1930s. This is one of the most terrifying pages in Soviet history.
BAM Road is one of the toughest adventure roads left on this planet. It’s a real test of physical and mental endurance. The BAM road is an old railway service track that runs roughly alongside a railway track, in extreme Siberia, Russia. It's filled with everything from rickety old bridges to waist high water crossings and at points being miles from civilization.
Tucked away in Siberia, Russia, Vitim River Bridge isone of the most spectacular bridges in the world. It’s an old train bridge crossing the Vitim River which leaves drivers precariously navigating a tiny six-foot-wide path. Its old metal structure is covered with rotting wooden planks, which can be slippery due to frequent ice in the area.
Stretching almost 7,000 miles from St Petersburg to Vladivostok, the Trans-Siberian Highway is the name for a network of federal highways that span the width of Russia from the Baltic Sea of the Atlantic Ocean to the Japan Sea of the Pacific Ocean. It’s one of the longest roads in the world across some of the toughest environments and terrain around.
Located in Russia's south-west Chelyabinsk region, close to the border with Kazakhstan, Lake Karachay it’s considered the most polluted place on Earth: its waters would kill a human within 30 minutes.
Gara-Bashi station is a ski lift at an elevation of 3.883m (12,739ft) above the sea level, located in the highlands of Kabardino-Balkarian Republic of Russia. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.
Anabar Road is the name of a true Russian adventure leading to Anabar Bay, in the Laptev Sea, at 72°49' North, higher north than the Nordkapp, Prudhoe Bay or Tuktoyatuk. It’s said to be the world's northernmost road end.
Pereval Katu-Yaryk is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.203m (3,946ft) above the sea level, located in Altai Republic, in Russia. The road to the summit is extreme. 4x4 vehicles only. With 19% gradient sections, gravel loose and lack of protections, it’s one of the scariest roads in the world.
Lake Baikal ice road is a very scenic drive to feel the beauty of transparent ice of the world known Lake Baikal, in the south of the Russian region of Siberia. The ice is so clear that you can recognize the bottom stones through it.
Roki Tunnel (Roksky Tunnel) is an international high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 2,130m (6,988ft) above the sea level, located on the border of North Ossetia–Alania Republic of Russia and Georgia.
Sukhumi Military Road is the name of a path leading from Northern Caucasus of Russia to the Black Sea coast, via the Klukhorskii (Klukhori) Pass, topping out at 2.851m (9,353ft) above the sea level, near the stunning Klukhor lake. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.
64H-3 is the name of a very scenic road tucked away in the central part of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia. It is one of the Best Coastal Drives in the World.
Located in the Chegemsky District of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia, the famous Chegem waterfalls are a must see in the region.
Located above the Arctic Circle, the Dudinka-Norilsk Road is one of the most extreme roads on Earth. Dark, usually covered in chemical smog, closed to foreigners and cold, this highway links the capital of Taimyr, Dudinka, with the airport and big mining town Norilsk, in Russia.
Volgograd Bridge is 7,1km long. It’s located over the Volga River in the southern Russian city of Volgograd. The bridge is 1.260 meters long and 32 meters wide. Its surface can be seen snaking up and down during high winds. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.
M32 is one of the main highways of Kazakhstan. The road is 2.046km (1271 miles) long and runs from the Russian border towards the border with Kyrgyzstan. It’s a good road for those who wish to undertake such a journey to the heart of the country.
Located in the Far East region of Russia, on the Kamchatka peninsula - Russia's Land of Fire and Ice –, the road from Klyuchi to Petropavlovsk is one of the greatest adventures.
Road 64H-1 is one of the greatest drives in the Russian Sakhalin Oblast. It has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards. The road is 623km long.
64Н-3 is a short coastal road located on the southwest coast of the SakhalinIsland, in Russia. The road is mostly gravel.
Located in Lefortovo, a suburb of the Russian capital, the largest city entirely on the European continent, the Lefortovo Tunnel, part of the Third Ring Road, was nicknamed The Tunnel of Death, owing to its high accident rate, many caused by skidding on ice in winter.
Pereval Nevel’skiy is a mountain pass at an elevation of 437m (1,551ft) above the sea level, located on the southwest coast of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia.
Oymyakon Road is said to be the World’s Coldest Winter Adventure Road Trip. Located In the Sakha Republic of Russia, Oymyakon is the the coldest village on Earth with a temperature recorded of -71.2C.
The road from Korsakov to Novikovo is a very scenic coastal drive located in Sakhalin island, in the Far East part of Russia, situated north of Japan.