Those of you that follow the website have all seen the photos from the “World’s Most Dangerous Road.” Many call this road the “Death Road,” due to the high number of people that die at the mercy of the steep cliff faces that the narrow road skirts as it drops over 10,000 ft on its way to the jungle and eventually to the Amazon in Brazil. This road is equally exciting because of the danger it presents, but also the diversity in scenery. At the top it is cold and crisp with snow capped peaks surrounding the start point.
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New Video – Surviving the Bolivian Death Road
September 8, 2009 – 3:33 pm
By Steven Shoppman | Posted in Action Sports, Bolivia, New Videos, South America | Also tagged 4x4, adventure, amazon, biking, Bolivia, brazil, danger, death road, expedition, jungle, la paz, mountain biking, mountains, Off Road, travel, vertigo, Vertigo Biking Co. Pablo Paz | Comments (3)
New Photos – Lots of Them
May 10, 2009 – 8:22 am
I have been spending a lot of time recently trying to get to the point of where we have all of our photos up on the website. Unfortunately, the world was just so damn cool and we had a shutter happy bunch of crew members so trying to sort through over 27,000 photos to caption and upload is taking quite a bit of time. That’s right, 27,000 photos.
By Steve Bouey | Posted in Action Sports, Bolivia, New Photos, Road Conditions, The Toyotas | Also tagged Bolivia, cliffs, death road, jungle, la paz, road of death, sequoia, toyota, tundra, Vertigo Biking Co. Pablo Paz | Comments (0)
Death Road, Shmeth Road
December 16, 2008 – 7:49 pm
“You have driven to Timbuktu?!” is a statement we regularly hear. It is a place that is in everyone’s head as somewhere far and away. Timbuktu, like the Great Wall of China, or the Outback in Australia are all places that we put on the list when planning the adventure. The Gobi
By Steven Shoppman | Posted in Action Sports, Bolivia, Road Conditions, South America | Also tagged biking the death road, Bolivia, death road, el camino muerte, la paz, northern bolivia, vertigo biking, yungas road | Comments (3)