Did you know, the film ‘Fast & Furious 7‘ was filmed in one of the most dangerous streets in the world. The name is Pikes Peak Highway in the US which is located at an altitude of 4,302 meters above sea level, winding and on edge. Make a traveler excited!
One of the exciting scenes in the film ‘Fast & Furious 7‘, is when Dominic Toretto and his team kidnap Ramsey to get ‘God’s Eye’. They are racing on the road with a steep bend and right on the edge of the cliff.
In fact, Brian O’Connor, played by the late Paul Walker, had to jump off the bus of the terrorists because he fell into a cliff. If you look at it, the street landscape is really terrible.
From Landdisposition.com, the road is the Pikes Peak Highway. One of the 10 most dangerous streets in the US and the most dangerous roads in the world. Interestingly, the two-lane highway has become a tourist destination.
The Highest peaks in the Southern Rocky Mountains
Pikes Peak is one of the highest peaks in the southern Rocky Mountains. The area is in Colorado, the northern part of Uncle Sam’s country.
To reach Pikes Peak, a traveler must pass the Pikes Peak Highway that starts from the Cascade. This is the only access to the top of Pikes Peak with a length of 31 km. The road is paved and smooth, but full of steep curves!
The Pikes Peak Highway starts at an altitude of 1,000 masl with the highest peak of 4,302 masl. The higher up, the road is more winding with up and down contours of the road. Especially when it reaches an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level, the terrain will be even more challenging!
Behind the dangers, the Pikes Peak Highway presents a beautiful panoramic view. The all-green pine forest landscape with a calm lake can be seen as far as the eye can see. The snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains are also pretty to look at.
Pikes Peak Country Attractions is a tourist area management agency on Pikes Peak. A traveler can try various tourist attractions, such as riding a bicycle, exploring caves and even taking a tourist train on the edge of the Pikes Peak ravine.
Pikes Peak Highway is open year-round. However, if it is snowing, the road is closed because it is too slippery and hazardous.