He said all roads in other parts had been blacktopped
, but only a two-kilometer road had been asphalted in their area.
Full access to the site is via a recently completed 12 meter wide, fully graded roadway, starting immediately from the blacktopped
highway entrance of the site and proceeding 8 km in length, 2,300 m in elevation, to the base camp area.
The district chief informed Pajhwok Afghan News the seven-metre-wide road -- connecting Tauda China and Sarfaraz Qala villages -- was blacktopped
in eight months.
Incidentally, there are three accessible piers for trout fishing on the Oconto River, a fine trout stream, connected by a blacktopped
trail, and there are plans for building 9 more.
Combine two determined Americans with Armenian citizenship, a bobsled outfitted with inline skates, the heat of San Jose's blacktopped
streets, a second mortgage and a last-minute America's Cup Victory.