Brenner Grenzkammstrasse
Brenner Grenzkammstrasse

Brenner Grenzkammstrasse, an old military road closed to vehicles

Brennergrenzkammstraße is an old military road located on the border of Italy and Austria. The road is 45km long.

The road is gravel, narrow, steep (with an average of 8 percent) and impassable in winters. Expect severe weather conditions. It's very slippery after rains.
The road tops out at 2.247m above the sea level. Along the route there are several military constructions and fortresses. It’s closed to motor vehicles. This border ridge road was constructed for military purposes, to connect the different buildings and fortifications.
Pic: MrLampe321