The challenging old road to Grimsel Pass

Grimsel Pass Old Road is an old cobblestone road located in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Old road to Grimsel Pass

How long is the old road to Grimsel Pass? 

Built in the 1900’s it was part of the first road to Grimsel Pass. Running along the Haaggen gorge, the road was mostly paved, with cobblestone parts. It’s 1.2km (0.74 miles) long starting on a parking lot. It was bypassed by a tunnel.

Is the old road to Grimsel Pass dangerous?

Set high in the Bernese Alps, the short mountain road is often impassable from October through until late June due to deep snow cover. With dangerous drop offs, the road has risk of falling rocks.

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