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Pillerhöhe is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.559m (5,114 ft) above the sea level, located in Tyrol, in western Austria.

The Loibl Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,367 m (4,485 ft) above the sea level, locayed in the Southern Limestone Alps, on the border between Austria and Slovenia.

 

Hochtor Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,504 m (8,215 ft) above the sea level, located in the Hohe Tauern mountain range, on the main chain of the Central Eastern Alps, in Austria.

 

Wurzen Pass is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.073 m (3,520 ft) above the sea level, located in the Southern Limestone Alps, on the border of Austria and Slovenia.

 

Gerlos Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,500 m (4,921 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps, between Salzburg and Tyrol.

 

The Nockalmstrasse (or Nockalm Road) is a breathtakingly beautiful ride in Carinthia, in the Karnten region of southern Austria.

 

Arlberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,793 m (5,883 ft) above the sea level, located between Vorarlberg and Tyrol in Austria.

 

Niederalpl Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,221 m (4,006 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps.

 

Großer Oscheniksee is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 2.390 m (7,841ft) above the sea level, located in Carinthia in Austria. It’s an epic, monster, killer climb with a gradient of 20% in some sections. It’s said to be one of the hardest climb of the Alps.

 

Staller Saddle is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.052 m (6,732 ft) above the sea level, located on the border between the Tyrol in Austria and South Tyrol in Italy.

Passo di Vizze (Pfitscherjoch in German) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,276m above the sea level located in the Zillertal Alps. This international pass is situated on the border between Tyrol, Austria, and South Tyrol, Italy.

 

Finstertalspeicher, also known as Speicher Finstertal, is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.343m (7,687 ft) above the sea level, located in Tyrol, Austria.

 

Located in in the state of Salzburg, and following the Almbach river, the Strubklamm Strasse is one of the narrowest roads in Austria.

 

Nassfeld Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,552 m (5,092 ft) above the sea level, located in the Carnic Alps, in the Austria-Italy border.

 

Furkajoch is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.761 m (5,778 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Vorarlberg.

 

Brennergrenzkammstraße is an old military road located on the border of Italy and Austria. The road is 45km long.

 

Katschberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,641 m (5,384 ft) above the sea level, located in the Central Eastern Alps in Austria.

 

Starkenburger Hütte is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 2.237m above the sea level, in the Stubai Alps,  in the district Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

 

Tilliacher Joch/Forcella Dignàs is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of  2.094m (6,870ft) above the sea level, located in Val Visdende, a valley in the Alps on the border between Italy and Austria.

Rosi Mittermeier Tunnel

The Rosi Mittermeier Tunnel is the highest road tunnel in Europe, at an elevation of 2,830 m (9,285 ft) above the sea level. It’s located in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria.

Klammljoch/Passo di Gola is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,288 m (7,507 ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Austria and Italy. The road over the pass is gravel and it's closed to motorized vehicles, but it can be traversed by bicycle.

Reschenpass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,504 m (4,934 ft) above the sea level, located in the Alps, on the border between Austria and Italy.




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