Thore Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.685m (5,528 ft) above the sea level, located the Albanian Alps, in the northwestern tip of Albania. The pass is traversed by the infamous SH21 road.
The road includes asphalted sections (at the beginning) but then, after the pass, the road becomes terrible, bumpy, sandy and gravel. Flat tyre and damage underneath the car are usual in passenger cars. 4x4 is recommended. The road is paved untill well past Bogë, with construction work going on to widen and pave it up to the Thore pass.
The road over the pass, also known as Qafa e Thorës and Diagonal Pass, is closed from November to May and was built in 1936.