Glass pass

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Glass pass
The glass pass with a view to the west

The glass pass with a view to the west

Compass direction West side East Side
Pass height 1846  m above sea level M.
Canton Graubünden , Switzerland
Watershed Carnusabach ( Rabiusa / Vorderrhein / Rhine ) Black Nolla ( Nolla / Hinterrhein / Rhine )
Valley locations Safien Square Cazis
expansion Mule track Pass road
Mountains Adula Alps
Denzel scale SG 3
Ø pitch 13.1% (550 m / 4.21 km) 7.9% (1159 m / 14.7 km)
Max. Incline 15%
Map (Graubünden)
Glaspass (Canton of Graubünden)
Glass pass
Coordinates 746 093  /  171 342 coordinates: 46 ° 40 '38 "  N , 9 ° 20' 53"  O ; CH1903:  seven hundred and forty-six thousand and ninety-three  /  171,342

The Glaspass ( Rhaeto-Romanic claus " enclosure ", Latin clausum 'included' ), Rhaeto-Romanic also Tavellas , is an Alpine pass in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland .

With a peak height of 1846  m above sea level. M. it connects Cazis and Thusis in Domleschg over Heinzenberg with Safien-Platz in Safiental . The summit of the pass, the eastern ascent and the Glas plateau lie within the municipality of Tschappina . The western section, called "Stäga" (stairs) in Walser, up to the ledge below it and the southern opposite slope of the Carnusabach (Verdusalp) are part of the Safiental community. The Glaspass is only accessible by car on the east side (to Innerglas 1.5 km west of the top of the pass).


Web links

Commons : Glaspass  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Andrea Schorta: How the mountain got its name . Small Rhaetian name book with two and a half thousand geographical names of Graubünden. Terra Grischuna Verlag, Chur and Bottmingen / Basel 1988, ISBN 3-7298-1047-2 , p. 92 .