Anabar Road is the most adventurous road that leads to the Anabar Bay, Laptev Sea. This location is at 72°49′ North, higher north than the Prudhoe Bay, Nordkapp or Tuktoyatuk. It is said to be the world’s northernmost dead end from the aspect of roads.
If you are planning a road trip, this could be the most adventurous one. Its 2.485 miles (4.000 kilometre) long road, that runs in the south-north direction from the Lake Baikal in Irkutsk, (the Siberian Capital) to the Anabar Bay,Arctic Ocean (at Yuryung-Khaya).
The winter road or Zimnik starts from Verhnemarkovo near Ust-Kut. This route is a part of the Russian official road-network. It is one of the most dangerous route in the wide world. A trip on this road comes with the hurddles of gravel, asphalt and ice sections. The trail is only possible to drive in the winters, from the months of December to March. While covering this route do not expect any ambulace, police or repairing assistance, as it travers through remote areas for about 1.000 km. Be prepared with all your necessities and ammenities. There are a few villages in between, among which most are abandoned. The Anabar village itself ia an abandoned area as this place is not suitable for normal cars. In the broad daylight, the scenery of this road looks like it has been extracted from a winter fairy tale.
Novice drives should not take a chance on this road. This road is pretty dangerous. I features: Yakutian cold (-50Â°C and below), blizzards, cracks in the ice, transporting trucks with vital goods heading to remote regions, lonely distances that requires fuelmsupplies, deep snow and many more. Picutes cannot show the threats you’ll face in this route. According to the past records, the Anabar road has only been driven once by foreigners in its entirety. The environment of this place goes from taiga to tundra to polar.