The iconic road to Oclini Pass in the Dolomites

Passo di Oclini is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.995m (6,545ft) above the sea level, located in the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, in Italy.

Passo di Oclini

Set high in the Dolomites, within the Val di Fiemme, the road to the summit, also known as Jochgrimm, is totally paved and narrow. The road condition of the entire pass is a bit bumpy and the traffic is moderate. The summit hosts a ski resort, hotels and a big parking lot.

Tucked away on the northern part of the country, the road to the summit is very steep, hitting a 9% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at Passo di Lavaze, the ascent is 3.6 km (2.23 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 187 meters. The average gradient is 5.19%. Access to the pass is typically open all year round, with the occasional closure in winters due to dangerous weather conditions.