milestones are marked in Camel Trophy '98..... for the first time ever,
teams will be able to choose their own routes and challenges they encounter
along the way. This introduces an element of tactical free thinking
which complements the event's underlying theme.
It is also the longest route
in the event's history at 5,000 miles from Santiago to Ushuaia in three
Camel Trophy '98 is also the
first time the event is held with icy lakes and snow-capped mountain backdrop.