Tratsang La

Tratsang La: 27 hairpin turns to the summit

Tratsang La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.292m (17,362ft) above the sea level, located in Gyirong County, in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. 

The road to the summit is unpaved and steep, via 27 hairpin turns. It’s called X260. 4x4 vehicle required. The pass is 25.0 km (15.53mi) long running north-south from China National Highway 219 towards Dênggar (or Danga) a small village. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. Facilities like electricity, medical aid, hot running water, western toilets etc. are rare to find.
Road suggested by: Hugh Wilson


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