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Albulapass

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Recommended by 131 out of 135 road cyclists

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  • BMC Switzerland

    Hardly any transit traffic, a sporty 2315 m pass and an amazing panorama make the Albula one of the most popular mountain passes among experienced saddle skiers.

    The much tougher ride climbs the pass from Tiefencastel and covers 1280 vertical meters. From La Punt it is less than half: 625 vertical meters.

    The Albula is not only popular among cyclists; Railway enthusiasts all over the world enjoy the historic Rhaetian Railway. Opened in 1903, it is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a prime example of Swiss engineering.

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    • May 18, 2016

  • Christian

    Little traffic, very nice landscape. Gradual rise from the west very pleasant (By Bergün and Preda)

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    • July 11, 2017

  • Daniel

    From Tiefencastel certainly one of the most recommendable alpine passes!
    A very respectable difference in altitude for the sporting ambition and reward a beautiful route through alpine dream scenery at its best! From the green valley of Tiefencastel through a spectacular gorge up to Bergün and accompanied by the viaducts of the Albula cable car it goes up into the high-alpine zone, where the pass height is reached via boulder fields.

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    • February 25, 2018

  • rob_webb_dbbc

    Start: Tiefencastel
    Length: 30.8km
    Summit: 2,315m
    Elevation gain: 1,464m
    Average gradient: 4.7%
    Max gradient: 10%

    • July 12, 2019

  • Marcel

    The final executioner at Engadin-RM.

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    • January 5, 2015

  • Robert Brands

    One of the most beautiful passes in the Alps for road cyclists.

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    • August 4, 2018

  • Tobi Kaufhold

    One of the most beautiful alpine passes that I was allowed to drive so far!

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    • September 5, 2019

  • Federico Bassis

    Absolutely the best climb in the area. Both from the side of La Punt, the shortest, and from the mystical side of 20km.
    To be addressed if you are in the area

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    • January 10, 2020

  • Eule

    A dream of Filisur

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    • July 12, 2020

  • Angel

    Incredible traffic on weekends (motorcycles, SUVs, etc.). The main road through Bergün is partially paved and has an average gradient of 9% (max. ~ 12%). The descent to La Punt is really fun.

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    • July 23, 2020

  • Damiano Cantu'

    tough climb but the view pays off

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    • August 20, 2020

  • Thorsten Hagemeyer

    Great pass: road with little traffic during the week with good surface, great views.

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    • August 20, 2020

  • Benedikt Fischer

    Nice pass that is not used by so many cars.

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    • September 19, 2020

  • odi

    Something different than the Alpenbrevet.
    Great organization and very friendly people here.

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    • July 5, 2021

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Location: Bever, Maloja, Grisons, Switzerland

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