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Oberalp Pass

Oberalp Pass, 7189 Tujetsch, Switzerland

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About Oberalp Pass

The Oberalp Pass is located at the border between Disentis and Andermatt in the central region of the Swiss Alps near the famous Gotthard pass. The Rhine springs from a source nearby, which can be accessed by hiking two hours from Oberalp Pass. A multiday trekking route is signposted across Oberalp pass and along the young Rhine called Senda Sursilvana.


Attractions near Oberalp Pass

Oberalpsee0.59km from Oberalp Pass

The lake is located at the Oberalp Pass which connects the cantons of Graubünden and Uri. Over the pass and along the lake, there is a railway line of the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn MGB. It is one of the main water sources of this area and is also one of the picnic spots.

Pazolastock1.53km from Oberalp Pass

The Pazolastock is a 2739  m high mountain in the Gotthard Group. It rises southwest of the Oberalp Pass. The summit lies on the border between the municipalities of Andermatt in the Swiss canton of Uri on its west side and Tujetsch in Graubünden on the east side. A ridge leads from the summit without major differences in altitude on the canton border to the south to point 2742, then drops to Martschallücke and then climbs to Rossbodenstock. From point 2742 a hiking trail continues in a south-ea

Schneehüenerstock1.91km from Oberalp Pass

Schneehüenerstock is a peak and is located in Uri, Uri, Switzerland. The elevation above sea level is 2773 meters. The summit is northwest of the Oberalp Pass. The border between the two political communities Gurtnellen and Andermatt runs along the ridge. The view from here is truly mesmerizing and also this attracts a lot of tourists here.

Tomasee2.87km from Oberalp Pass

Lake Toma is regarded as the source of the Rhine, and this is the only place where the river that traverses four countries can be crossed with one step. The hike starts on the Oberalp Pass and crosses the valley southwards; then it climbs 350m to the enchanted mountain lake.

Piz Badus4.03km from Oberalp Pass

A beautiful and adventurous mountain which was located in the border of the cantons of Uri and Graubünden.  There is also a lake in this area. Adventure lovers can explore this area and is also suitable for sight seeing.

Schöllenen Gorge6.66km from Oberalp Pass

Schöllenen Gorge is a gorge formed by the upper Reuss in the Swiss canton of Uri between the towns of Göschenen to the north and Andermatt to the south. It provides access to the St Gotthard Pass.

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The canton of Uri is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland and a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland. The canton's territory covers the valley of the Reuss between the St. Gotthard Pass and Lake Lucerne.