Innertkirchen, Switzerland

The Grimselpass is a col with a length of 26.7 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Innertkirchen, BE, Switzerland. The average grade of this col is 5.7% with a maximum of 8.5%. The Grimselpass ascents from 652 meter at the start, to 2.165 meter at the top, with a total of 1.513 ascending meters.


Grimselpass Profile


Distance 26.7 km
Elevation gain 1513 m
Average grade 5.7 %
Maximum grade 8.5 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 652 m
Maximum elevation 2165 m

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Situated in Bern, this Alpine pass winds through Swiss mountains and frequently receives heavy snowfall, so is usually closed during winter months. It is a favorite in the Tour de Suisse and is the only direct road across the Bernese Alps between Bern and Valais.

- Tour de Suisse 2019 - Stage 9