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Serrai di Sottoguda

Located in the middle of the Dolomites, in the Italian Belluno province, part of the Veneto region, the road along the Serrai di Sottoguda gorges is one of the narrowest roads in the world. The Sottoguda gorge is closed to traffic. Only pedestrians and cyclists are allowed.

Passo di Giau

Passo di Giau is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.236m (7,336ft) above the sea level, located in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy. The pass is traversed by the SP638.

Rifugio Selleries

Rifugio Selleries is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 2.023m (6,637ft) above the sea level, located in Roure, Province of Turin, Italy. The road to reach the summit starts asphalted, but the last 5 km are a dirt track. 

Passo Gardena

Passo Gardena is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.136m (7,008ft) above the sea level, located in the Dolomites of the South Tyrol in northeast Italy. The pass is traversed by the Strada Statale 243.

Colle di Sampeyre

Colle di Sampeyre is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,284 m above the sea level, located in the Province of Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy. The pass connects the Varaita valley and the Maira valley.

Passo Sella

Passo Sella is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,244m (7,362ft) above the sea level, located between the provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol in Italy. The pass is traversed by the narrow SS242 road.

Sant'Anna di Vinadio

Sant'Anna di Vinadio is a high mountain sanctuary dedicated to Sant’Anna and Gioacchino and to the parents of Mary, at an elevation of 2.000m (6,600ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont.

Colle d'Esischie

Colle d'Esischie is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.370m (7,775ft) above the sea level, located in the Cottian Alps, a mountain range in the southwestern part of the Alps, in Piedmont, Italy.

Colle della Maddalena

Col de Larche/ Colle della Maddalena is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.996m (6,549ft) above the sea level, between the Cottian Alps and the Maritime Alps, located on the border between Italy and France.

Passo della Mezzaluna

Mezzaluna Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.454m above the sea level, located in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria. 

Colla d’Onzo

Colla d’Onzo is a mountain pass at an elevation of 839m above the sea level, located in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria.

Passo di Falzarego

Passo di Falzarego is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.105m (6,906ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Belluno in Italy. The pass is traversed by the SR48.

Lago Serrù

Lago Serrù is a high mountain reservoir at an elevation of 2.275m (7,464ft) above the sea level, located in the heart of the Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso, in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont.

Passo del Pura

The Passo del Pura, at an elevation of 1.428m above the sea level, is a mountain pass situated in Friuli Venezia Giulia and belongs to the Apennines, Italy.

Valle di Saint-Barthélemy

Valle di Saint-Barthélemy is a high mountain valley at an elevation of 1.634m (5,360ft) above the sea level, located in the Italian Alps, in the Aosta Valley region.

Grand Belvédère du Viso

Grand Belvédère du Viso is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.150m (7,053ft) above the sea level, in the Cottian Alps, located in Italy close to the French border.

Passo di Valparola

Passo di Valparola is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.168m (7,113ft) above the sea level, located in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy.

Passo di Manghen

Passo di Manghen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.047m (6,716ft) above the sea level, located in South Tyrol, in Trentino in Italy.

Bocca di Forca

Bocca di Forca is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.402m (4,597ft) above the sea level, located in the Veneto region of Italy. It has been rated one of the hardest climbs in Italy, with an average gradient of 11.44%.

Passo di Tanarello

Tanarello Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.042m (6,699ft) above the sea level, located on the French-Italian border between Liguria, Piemonte and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It belongs to the Ligurian Alps. The road to reach the pass is a gravel dirt track.

Colletto Campanino

Colletto Campanino is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,142m above the sea level, located in the Ligurian Alps, a mountain range on the border between France and Italy. There’s a dirt gravel track to reach the summit.

Monte Martello

Monte Martello is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.051m (6,729ft)  above the sea level, located in Val Martello, in the province of Bolzano, Italy. The gradient exceeds 10% for most of the final 1.3km, including the last 14% section with 1km remaining. 

Passo di Cimabanche

Passo di Cimabanche is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.530m (5,029ft) above sea level, located in the Dolomites, a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.

Monte Nerone

Monte Nerone is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.525m (5,003ft) above the sea level, located in the Umbrian Apennines, in the province of Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, central Italy. Sixteen switchbacks serpentine up the Monte Nerone and television transmission towers announce the summit.

Rifugio Fodara Vedla

Rifugio Fodara Vedla is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.980m (6,496ft) above the sea level, located in the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeastern Italy. It's said to be the steepest climb in the Alps.

SP345B

Strada Provinziale 345B is a high mountain road located in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy. The road is 17.4 km long and the surface is gravel, but with high drop offs unprotected by guardrails. It runs almost entirely over 1.900 meters above the sea level.




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