Okraj

Okraj, a mountain pass on the Polish-Czech border

Okraj Pass is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.054m (3,458ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Poland and the Czech Republic.

The road to the summit is paved. It’s called Road 368 (in Poland) and Road 252 (in the Czech Republic). The road was built by Germans in 1937. The pass is 56.4 km (35.04 miles) long, running north-south from Jelenia Góra, a city in Lower Silesia, south-western Poland, to Trutnov, a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic.

Starting from Jarkowice village, the ascent is 11.5 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 500 meters. The average percentage is 4.3 % and the maximum slope is 10%.

 

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