dangerousroads

the world's most spectacular roads

Passo Baremone (Passo del Mare)

Passo Baremone (also known as the Passo del Mare), is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,450 m above the sea level, located in the Italian group of Passo di Croce Domini between Val Sabbia and the Val Trompia (Brescia) and it links Lago d'Idro with Mella, through the Passo del Maniva and belongs to the Alps. The pass is traversed by the spectacular Anfo ridge road. 

The road over the pass is mostly paved, with gravel sections surfing among cliffs offering a scenical opportunity to cross the Bergamo Alps. The pass is located in the Italian group of Passo di Croce Domini between Val Sabbia and the Val Trompia (Brescia) and links Lago d'Idro with Mella, through the Passo del Maniva.
With a length of 36,8km this old military road is certainly breathtaking and it has a fearsome reputation. It has an important rock fall risk. The road has some gravel sections and includes 4 short tunnels. In 2010 some new tunnels were built to bypass the narrowest parts.
This road is closed from November to May, but it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. The speed is limited to 20 km/h. The road is closed to vehicles with a width of 2,50m and a height of 3,20m. The original road was built on Roman times. 
Different excursions depart from the pass. The most important ones are to Corna Blacca (2,000 m), Forte di Cima Ora and the complex of Rocca d'Anfo, fortification of the Napoleonic period, very interesting for its history and militar value. Starting from Anfo, the ascent is 11.26 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.012 meters and the average percentage is 9 %.
Pic: Cristiano Mazzoldi

 

 

Pin It



Roads global map

Roads global map

Around the world

>Scenic drives in Norway.Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama. 
>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves. 
>Faroese challenging tunnels.Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.
>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. Permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.
>The world's best road.The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.
>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.
>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.
>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.
>dangerousroads.org on the media. From USA to Australia and England, dangerousroads.org has been featured in some of the most important newspapers, websites and medias all around the world.
>Most famous hairpinned roads. Some of the world’s most scenic roads have series of hairpin turns climbing up and down the mountainside.
>Periodically flooded roads around the world. Several roads around the world are periodically flooded twice a day by the high tide.

 

Share YOUR roads!
We've more than 10.000 roads but we want more! We want your experiences too! Do you know anyspectacular road?Click here to send us all the info, and we'll publish it!

 

Seguridad de la página de inicio