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Radstädter Tauern Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,738 m (5,702 ft) above the sea level, located in the Radstädter Tauern range, in the Austrian Central Alps, in the Salzburger Land of Austria.

The road over the pass is called Katschberger Straßee, the B 99. It’s asphalted and links the town of Radstadt in the Pongau region with Mauterndorf in Lungau. The gradients are not very high on this road and it is wide and with good surface. At the pass is the Obertauern ski resort.

 

There are 2 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Mautendorf, the ascent is 15 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 607 heightmeters. The average percentage is 4 %. And starting from Radstadt, the ascent is 20 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 881 heightmeters. The average percentage is 4.4 %. 

 




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