Stelios Valtzis

Stelios Valtzis

Road 663 / from Pueb Quivilla To Llata. 18km of the scariest gravel you have experienced. High unprotected by guardrails drops, hairpin turns and Marañon river escorts you along but the narrow gorge over the river, the Quebrada de Anlay - Desfiladero del Surria, is the most challenging part of it together with the

Old Road / Punta Olimpica / short section, 5km (3.2mi), with 21 haipin turns of the famous climb to the Punta Olimpica mountain pass. This old road climbs up to 4.939m (16,204ft). The surface is gravel. This trail requires skill and experience. Advised you carry spare tire or at least repair kit. Due to high altitude sickness, above

Singa To Yunguilla. 126km of exquisite off-road with wonderful views and more than 60 hairpin turns. This trail requires skill, courage and experience. A vertigo type road since high drops escort you all way along. The road climbs up to 3.874m. Due to high altitude sickness, above 2.500-2.800m, lack of oxygen tests not

Chiquián is a high mountain town at an elevation of 3.410m. Take the asphalted Carretera a Chiquián from junction with 3N. This 17km, vertigo type road, with hairpin type road, sharp and blind curves, steep enough with sections up to 9% ascent, rises up to 4.250m before you arrive at village. An exquisite winding road that tests any driver's skill and courage.

Mantaro River Canyon is 147km long located in the central region of Peru. Mantaro River is the most distant source of the Amazon. Road, 3S, crossing it is extreme and dangerous requiring extra care and concetration. Most of the road is asphalted, but there are some gravel sections. It is also extremely narrow. with hairpin

Pastoruri glacier is a cirque glacier. It is one of the few glaciers left in the tropical areas of South America. It is around 8sq.klm (3.1sq.mi) in size, and around 4klm (2.5mi) long with a terrestrial snout ending. The glacier is currently retreating quickly. It has lost 22% of its size and 15.5% of its ice mass in the last 30–35 years. The glacier

Cincha To Huanca / 44km of high mountain road running entirely over the 2.500m. This road starts asphalted at Cincha, later turns to single asphalted lane and ends as a gravel mule track. High heights and sheer drops along the route might cause vertigo or fear to riders. Expect more than 200 turns and several hairpin turns. Do

Cotahuasi Canyon near the city of Arequipa in Peru is one of the deepest canyons in the world. The canyon is an impressive chasm that the river has eroded between two enormous mountain massifs: the Coropuna (6,425m or 21,079 ft) and the Solimana (6,093m or 19,990ft). Road 105 to the canyon requires skill and experience since

Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is a valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock in southern Jordan. It is the largest wadi in Jordan. The name Rum most likely comes from an Aramaic root meaning 'high' or 'elevated'. Wadi Rum is home to the Zalabia Bedouin who, working with climbers and trekkers, have made a

107 / Punta Olimpica / high mountain pass and tunnel at 4.732m (15,525ft) within the Peru's Hautecam National Park. It's one of the highest mountain passes and most spectacular roads in Peru, drivable by car.