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Alaska to Argentina

Equipped with four Kawasaki KLRs and the Gerber Black Boar, the team will depart Deadhorse, Alaska in November and head South down to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It’s up to them to tackle every problem that comes at them and survive the journey

Journey Obstacles

To pass through the Darien Gap during the dry season, the team will need to depart Alaska in the dead of winter. On the journey, they will face icy roads, hypothermia, and frostbite followed by tropical disease, dense jungle, and crime.

You cannot drive from Panama to Columbia. If you were to try, the Darien Gap would stand in your way. A daunting 100 mile stretch of jungle spans the gap between the two locations. It is the missing link in the Pan-American Highway with no roads and no bridges.

Latest Updates from the Journey

  • Dangers of the Darien Gap

    It’s difficult to imagine that an expedition stretching from the subzero tundra of the Arctic Circle to the sweltering deserts of South America, spanning some 19 thousand miles across 14 countries, could have a “dangerous part.” But for the Pan-American Highway, the Darién Gap is exactly that. A lawless expanse of swampy jungle occupying the… Read more »