Guri i Kalorit

Guri i Kalorit, a scary drive

Guri i Kalorit is a mountain pass at an elevation of 866m (2,841ft) above the sea level, located in the center of Albania, on the border between Tirana and Elbasan

The road to the pass is simply scary. The surface on this gravel road is often loose, especially along the sides of the road. Due its unique location and the climb in elevation over thousands of feet, and passing through remote areas, it is important when driving in these conditions to be prepared. This track can get very muddy and slippery after rain making it challenging to get through. During and after a storm the road may be impassable, even with a four-wheel-drive vehicle.


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