Sitegraves Pass


Sitegraves Pass is a really fun part of Route 66, starting just outside Kingman (AZ,) going over the mountain, to the ghost town Oatman (AZ.) Tuesday’s Photo Challenge this week have the theme Steep, and of course my first thought went to these hairpin curves along the mountainside that we drove on Sunday.IMG_4721

It is a slightly nerve wrecking, but absolutely beautiful drive. It is steeper than it looks in the photos. You can only drive 20mph, and that feels fast! My daughter asked if we really were supposed to drive that fast, when we were going 20mph. No vehicles/trucks over 40ft are allowed on this road.


This is the view from the top. It’s a gold mine you see at the bottom. The road swirls down the mountain side from here, towards Oatman. Oatman is a really interesting place! To say the least. More about the four legged inhabitants that rules the streets of Oatman in my next post 🙂 Have you driven Route 66? What is your impression? What was the most interesting part of the drive? I’ve driven the whole stretch once, and the Wester States part of it several times. The part that goes through the Western States is definitely my favorite.




Published by Sagittarius Viking

It’s all about experiences, and the healing power of nature. Life is about choosing happiness. I entered the magic world of photography when I was five years old. My gypsy soul have taken me to many different countries, and definitely taught me to be more humble. I believe that you are what you eat, body and soul. I enjoy growing my own food, and spending time outdoors. A Sagittarius loves to travel, have an open mind and, and a philosophical view. It motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. A lot of that perfectly describes me. The fact that my ancestors, on both parents sides, were vikings, doesn’t exactly lessen my desire to explore. Maybe a slightly more mindful exploring, compared to the average viking. My blog, and my art prints is a results of my (inner and outer) explorations. Love, Maria

16 thoughts on “Sitegraves Pass

  1. I have stood in those exact spots and we LOVED that ride! The beauty was so intense around every bend! I did a post on this area as well. Oh my gosh… thank you for the memories. We really enjoyed this ride!

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