The Grimsel Pass is known as being one of the most insane roads in the world…why is that you might ask?
Grimsel Pass is one of the highest mountain passes in the Alps, located at 2164 m (7100 feet) above the sea level. It offers unique views, and it encompasses miles of twisty hairpin corners and steep grades. Driving this road is a unique experience and gives you the chance to enjoy the beauty of the Swiss Alps.
The road is smooth and allows you to enjoy every switchback and tight turn. It also is a road that was artfully designed to fit the landscape. The Grimsel Pass will take you along the Hasli Valley, the Bernese Oberland, the Goms district and it also is nearby the source of the Rhone and the glacier with the same name.
The views here are similar to a lunar landscape. When driving from the North, you will see lush forests and a wide, smooth road that slowly opens into a granite-like valley. Soon, the views will begin to open up, and the road becomes more twisty. The final stretch taking you to the Grimsel Pass is the best and the most entertaining one. It features many thrilling switchbacks and amazing scenery.