List of mountain passes

Abhinav Pass
Thorong La Pass. The route to Manang is to the left, and the route to Muktinath is to the right.
Elevation5,416 m (17,769 ft)
LocationNepal
RangeHimalayas
Coordinates28°47′37″N 83°56′14″E

This is a list of mountain passes.

Africa

Egypt

Lesotho

Morocco

South Africa

Asia

Afghanistan

China

Hong Kong

India

NameStateHeight (ft/m)Between/ Separating
AsirgarhMadhya Pradesh
Auden's ColUttarakhand17,552 ft (5,350 m)
Kalindi PassUttarakhand19,521 ft (5,950 m)
Banihal PassJammu and Kashmir (Jammu, Kashmir)9,291 ft (2,832 m)Jammu & Kashmir
Bara-lacha-laHimachal Pradesh16,400 ft (5,000 m)
BomdilaArunachal Pradesh
Changla PassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)17,585 ft (5,360 m)Leh & Changthang
Chanshal PassHimachal Pradesh14,830 ft (4,520 m)
Dehra CompassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Debsa PassHimachal Pradesh17,520 ft (5,340 m)
Diphu PassArunachal Pradesh15,049 ft (4,587 m)
DongkhalaSikkim12,000 ft (3,700 m)
Fotu LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)13,451 ft (4,100 m)
Goecha LaSikkim16,207 ft (4,940 m)
Haldighati PassRajasthan
Indrahar PassHimachal Pradesh14,473 ft (4,411 m)
Jelep LaSikkim14,300 ft (4,400 m)
Jalori Pass Himachal Pradesh 10,280 ft (3,132 m)
Khardung LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)17,582 ft (5,359 m)Leh & Nubra
Kongka PassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)16,965 ft (5,171 m)Ladakh & Aksai Chin
Lanak PassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)17,933 ft (5,466 m)Ladakh & Tibet
Kunzum PassHimachal Pradesh14,931 ft (4,551 m)Lahaul & Spiti
Karakoram PassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)Ladakh & Xinjiang
Lipulekh PassUttarakhand17,500 ft (5,300 m)
Lungalacha LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)16,600 ft (5,100 m)
Lamkhaga PassHimachal Pradesh17,336 ft (5,284 m)
Marsimik LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)18,314 ft (5,582 m)
Mana PassUttarakhand18,192 ft (5,545 m)
Namika LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)12,139 ft (3,700 m)
Nama PassUttarakhand

17,100 ft (5,200 m)

(Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve)
Nathu LaSikkim14,140 ft (4,310 m)Sikkim & Tibet
Palakkad GapKerala750 ft (230 m)Kerala & Tamil Nadu
ThamarasseryKerala1,700 ft (520 m)Malabar & Mysore
SengottaiKerala690 ft (210 m)Travancore & Tamil Nadu
Pensi LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Rezang LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Rohtang PassHimachal Pradesh13,051 ft (3,978 m)Manali & Lahaul
Sasser PassJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)17,753 ft (5,411 m)Nubra & Siachen Glacier
Sela PassArunachal Pradesh14,000 ft (4,300 m)
Shipki LaHimachal Pradesh12,900 ft (3,900 m)
Sia LaJammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)18,337 ft (5,589 m)
Shingo LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Spangur GapJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Gyong LaJammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)18,655 ft (5,686 m)
Bilafond LaJammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)17,881 ft (5,450 m)
Sin LaUttarakhand

18,028 ft (5,495 m)

Tanglang LaJammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)17,583 ft (5,359 m)
Traill's PassUttarakhand17,100 ft (5,200 m)
Zojila PassJammu and Kashmir (Kashmir, Ladakh)12,400 ft (3,800 m)Kashmir & Ladakh

Indonesia

Japan

  • Usui Pass between Nagano and Gunma Prefectures

Kyrgyzstan

See: List of mountain passes in Kyrgyzstan

Malaysia

Nepal

Pakistan

South Korea

NameHeight (m)Between/SeparatingNote
Mungyeong SaejaeGoesan/Mungyeongfootpath only
Ewharyeong548Goesan/Mungyeongbypass of Saejae
Juknyeong696Danyang/Yeongju
Chupungnyeong200Gimcheon/Yeongdong
Daegwallyeong832Gangneung/Pyeongchang
Misiryeong826Goseong/Inje
HangyeryeongInje/Yangyang
Jinburyeong520Goseong/Inje
Bihangijae503Pyeongchang/Jeongseon
Bugak Skyway-Inwang SkywaySeoul
NamtaeryeongSeoul/Gwacheon
Jijidae PassUiwang/SuwonJijidae Derby

Tajikistan

Turkey

Uzbekistan

Australasia

Australia

New Zealand

Name Location Height(m)
Arthur's PassSouth Island920
Buller GorgeSouth IslandN/A
Burke's PassSouth Island703
Copland PassSouth Island2,150
Crown SaddleSouth Island1,076 (Highest alpine pass(sealed))
Dansey's PassSouth Island935
Dashwood PassSouth Island163
Desert RoadNorth Island1,074
Gebbies PassSouth Island150
Haast PassSouth Island562
HilltopSouth Island555
Hope SaddleSouth Island634
Island SaddleSouth Island1,347 (Highest alpine pass(gravel))
Jollie's Pass (Canterbury)South IslandN/A
Jollies Pass (Southland)South IslandN/A
Karangahake GorgeNorth IslandN/A
Lewis PassSouth Island840
Lindis PassSouth Island971
Mackinnon PassSouth Island1,140
Mamaku SaddleNorth IslandN/A
Manawatu GorgeNorth IslandN/A
Ohakukura SaddleNorth IslandN/A
Porters PassSouth Island946
Rai SaddleSouth Island247
Rahu SaddleSouth Island680
Redwood PassSouth IslandN/A
Rimutaka SaddleNorth Island555
Takaka SaddleSouth Island791
Taupeupe SaddleNorth IslandN/A
Waitaanga SaddleNorth IslandN/A
Waituhi SaddleNorth IslandN/A
Wards PassSouth Island1,145
Weka PassSouth IslandN/A
Weld PassSouth Island196
Wilmot PassSouth Island671

Europe

Alps

See also: Principal passes of the Alps, List of mountain passes in Switzerland.

Apennines

Carpathians

NameLocationHeight(m)
BesníkSlovakia
BrestováSlovakia
Buzău PassRomania642
ČertovicaSlovakia1,232
DonovalySlovakia960
Dukla PassPoland, Slovakia502
Pezinska BabaSlovakia
Predeal PassRomania1,000+
Prislop PassRomania1,416
SoroškaSlovakia
Surduc PassRomania
ŠturecSlovakia
Tihuța PassRomania1,201
Timiș-Cerna GapRomania
Transalpina PassRomania2,142
Transfăgărășan PassRomania2,035
Turnu Rosu PassRomania352
Uzhok PassUkraine
Verecke PassUkraine
VernárSlovakia765
Volovets PassUkraine1,014
Vulcan PassRomania

Georgia

Greece

Iceland

Ireland

Jura Mountains

Norway

Norway/Sweden

Pyrenees

Sierra Nevada (Spain)

Great Britain

See:

  • Mountain Passes of England

North America

Appalachian Mountains

California Coast Ranges

Cascade Range

Coast Mountains

  • Ash Pass - British Columbia
  • Athelney Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges)
  • Cayoosh Pass - British Columbia (Lillooet Ranges/Cayoosh Range)
  • Chilkat Pass - British Columbia
  • Chilkoot Pass - Alaska, British Columbia
  • Deception Pass - British Columbia (Coast Mountains/Rainbow Range)
  • Elbow Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Gnat Pass - British Columbia
  • Griswold Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Grizzly Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges/Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Heckman Pass - British Columbia (technically in the Rainbow Range, which is not Coast Mountains but Chilcotin Plateau)
  • Iron Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Lindquist Pass - British Columbia (Kitimat Ranges)
  • Lord Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges)
  • McCuish Pass - British Columbia (Kitimat Ranges)
  • McGillivray Pass - British Columbia (Bendor Range/Cadwallader Range)
  • Mission Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges)
  • Pemberton Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges/Lillooet Ranges)
  • Railroad Pass (aka Railway Pass) - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges)
  • Singing Pass - British Columbia (Garibaldi Ranges)
  • Raindoor Pass - British Columbia (Garibaldi Ranges)
  • Surel Pass - British Columbia (Kitimat Ranges)
  • Ring Pass - British Columbia (Pacific Ranges)
  • Taylor Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Tyoax Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Warner Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Wedge Pass - British Columbia (Garibaldi Ranges)
  • White Pass - Alaska, British Columbia
  • Wolverine Pass - British Columbia (Chilcotin Ranges)
  • Wolverine Pass - British Columbia (Garibaldi Ranges)

Hazelton Mountains

  • Atna Pass

Interior Plateau

Mackenzie Mountains

  • Macmillan Pass - Yukon, Northwest Territories
  • Howard's Pass - Yukon, Northwest Territories

Monashee Mountains

Rocky Mountains

Selkirk Mountains

  • Argonaut Pass - British Columbia
  • Asulkan Pass - British Columbia
  • Rogers Pass - British Columbia
  • Kootenay Pass - British Columbia
  • Retallack Pass aka Zincton Pass - British Columbia

Sierra Nevada

Stikine Ranges

Tehachapi Mountains

Other

South America

Andes

Northern Andes

Central Andes

  • Abra Porcuya, Peru (connects between Olmos and Marañón) — 2,137 metres (7,011 ft), lowest pass in the Andes
  • Ticlio, Peru4,818 metres (15,807 ft)
  • Paso Chungará, Chile-Bolivia (on road 11 and 4, connects between Arica and La Paz) — 4,680 metres (15,350 ft)
  • Paso Colchane - Pisigua, Chile-Bolivia (on road 15 and 12, connects between Iquique and Oruro) — 3,710 metres (12,170 ft)

Southern Andes

Other

See also

References

  1. This pass lies on the Continental Divide of the Americas.
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