Daily Archives: February 25, 2008

Roads That Would Make My Grandma Squeal

When I was younger the roads into many of Oregon’s high mountain lakes were not paved. In fact they were often little more than a skinny single lane hanging over the edge of a cliff.
Grandma always went on our fishing trips to these lakes and, led by Grandpa, we gauged the danger of the road by the frequency and length of Grandma’s squeals.
Dark Roasted Blend has a fascinating series on the World’s Most Dangerous Roads.
This, for example, would have definitely rated a 10 on the squeal-o-meter:

Check out the rest of the series. There are “better” ones than the above!