A memorable road trip to Pampeago Pass

Passo di Pampeago (Reiterjoch) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.003m (6,571ft) above the sea level, located on the border between the provinces of Trento and Bolzano, in northeastern Italy.

Passo di Pampeago

Tucked away in the Dolomites mountain range, the pass is known for its half-asphalt, half-unpaved surface and links Val di Fiemme and Val d'Ega. On the Northern side, the road was totally paved in 2011. On its Southern side, the road is unpaved. It’s a very hard climb.

The pass has been climbed by the Giro d’Italia bicycle race. Starting from Tesero, the ascent is 10.08 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.031 meters. The average percentage is 10.2 %.