Yagdonduran Gecidi is a classic road trip

Yağdonduran Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.761m (5,777ft) above the sea level, located in Sivas Province, in Turkey.

Yağdonduran Geçidi

The road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called D850. The pass is 132km (82 miles) long, running north-south from Sivas (the seat of Sivas Province) to Gürün.

Set high in the central part of the country, access to the pass is typically open all year round, with the occasional closure in winters due to dangerous weather conditions. The road is steep, hitting an 8% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.