Croce Domini Pass is a sensational drive in the Italian Alps
Passo di Croce Domini is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.892m (6,207ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy.
Is Croce Domini Pass open?
The pass, also known as Passo di Crocedomini, is closed from November to May. There is a bar at the top called Rifugio di Passo Crocedomini. The rifugio is a popular stop for motorcyclists, and biker meetings are also held here from time to time. It has been featured in Giro d’Italia race. The pass displays a cross from which it takes its name.
Can I drive through Croce Domini Pass?
Set high on the northern part of the country, within the Alps mountain range, in the southern portion of the Adamello mountains group, there are 3 roads to reach the summit:
Starting at Breno, the road to the summit is called SP345. It’s paved in bad conditions and very narrow. The ascent is 20.5 km (12.73 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.546 meters. The average percentage is 7.5 %.
Starting at Ponte Caffaro, the road to the summit is called SP669. It’s asphalted in bad conditions and very narrow. The ascent is 23 km (14.29 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.327 meters. The average is 5.8 %.
Starting at Passo del Maniva, the road to the summit is the defiant Strada Provinziale 345B (SP345B), a mostly unpaved mountain road. It is 17 km (10.56 miles) long.