Swiss Passes

Grimsel Pass


One of the shorter passes, the Grimsel was fought over for years and finally lost the battle to an unexpected victor - hydroelectricity.

Grimsel Pass
Grimsel pass
46°33’43.2”N, 8°20’20.4”E
Profile of the Grimsel pass
Gletsch > Innertkirchen
Distance (km) 32
Altitude (m) 2165
Start Altitude (m) 1757
End Altitude (m) 625

Read more in SWISS PASSES Issue 4 of the Super Alpine magazine - coming in 2022

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