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Grimselpass Gletsch Furka Rhonegletscher
Switzerland

Der Grimselpass ist ein Pass in den Alpen in der Schweiz. Die Grimselpasshöhe liegt auf 2'165 m ü. M. auf der europäischen Wasserscheide zwischen Mittelmeer und Nordsee. Der Grimselpass ist ein historischer Säumerpfad und wurde bereits im Altertum von römischen sowie keltischen Berggängern überquert, worauf zahlreiche Fundstücke hinweisen. Er wurde zu dem genutzt um Wein, Salz und Seide mit Maultieren zu transportieren.[1] Im 19. Jahrhundert wurde eine moderne Hochalpenstrasse gebaut, die im Sommer offen ist. Diese Passstrasse wird von Motorradfahrern sowie Radfahrern oft benutzt, da sie das Berner Oberland schnell mit dem Wallis verbindet. Ausserdem hat man eine wunderbare Aussicht auf das Goms und den etwas höher gelegenen Furkapass und die Walliser Alpen.

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