Dakar 2017 / day 6th / Phase Cancellation

The organizers of the Dakar Rally 2017 had to cancel the sixth stage due to the rapidly deteriorating weather conditions on the Argentina-Chile border. The road to the border passes through Paso San Francisco and rises to 4,700 m. Above sea level and is already on the Chilean side of the serpentine swoops. The mountain range of the Andes is currently covered with snow and ice. and the temperature does not exceed -8 ┬░ C, which in general produces a sufficiently inhospitable conditions, even in Dakar standards.

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