Monday, August 9, 2010

Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road | beautiful road and track

Cool pictures and video of Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road in Dubai which was awarded the title "the greatest driving road in the world" by Located in the U.A.E. capital of Abu Dhabi, the Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road wraps its way around the Jebel Hafeet Mountain, the second highest peak in the U.A.E. The road offers brave drivers 60 corners over 7.3 miles of perfectly paved asphalt while offering a beautiful view of the desert below. Just check out these pictures and the video below to see how cool this road is....

The road scales the mountain and ends at a parking lot with only a hotel and a palace belonging to the country's rulers. Jebel Hafeet Road is the challenge for cyclists who frequently come over to train. The Jebel Hafeet Mercure Challenge is a yearly road cycling competition taking place somewhere in January. National and international riders take part in climbing the 8% average ascent of the mighty mountain.

Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road Video
Armed with only a BMW M3 and a camera, 5th Gear’s Tiff Needell examined the world’s greatest driving road.....

Where is the road?

View Jebel Hafeet Mountain, Abu Dhabi in a larger map

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