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Hochtannberg is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,676 m (5,499 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Vorarlberg.

 

Passo Polentin is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.538 m above the sea level, on the border between Austria and Italy.

 

Eisentalalm is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.042m (6,699 ft) above the sea level, located in Carinthia, in the Karnten region of southern Austria. It’s the highest point on the Nockalmstrasse.

 

Gaislachkogel is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.018m (9,901ft) above the sea level, located in the Weisskamm group of the Ötztal Alps, in Austria. The peak was the spectacular shooting location for the James Bond Spectre movie. It’s one of the highest mountain roads in Europe.

 

Sattele/Silzer Sattel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.690m (5,544 ft) above the sea level, located in the outer Ötztal valley, in the Imst district of Tyrol, Austria.

 

Paulitschsattel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,338 m (4,390 ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Slovenia and Austria.

 

Karlsbader Hütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 2.262 m (7416 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

 

Krummholzhütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.838 m (6,026 ft) above the sea level located in Enns valley, in Austria.

The Seeberg Saddle is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,218 m (3,996 ft) above the sea level, located in the Southern Limestone Alps, on the border between Slovenia and Austria.

 

Peter-Anich-Hütte is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.909m (6,259 ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Innsbruck-Land in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Expect sections that are as steep as 30%.

 

Feistritzer Alm is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.718 m (5,633 ft) above the sea level, located in the Carnic Alps, on the border of Austria and Italy.

 

Zillergrund-Stausee is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 1.850m above the sea level, located in the Zillertal in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

 
The Roßfeldpanoramastraße is a toll-Alpine road located in the Alps of Berchtesgaden in the district of Berchtesgaden, Bavaria (Germany).




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