List of mountain passes

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Thorong Pass
Thorung La.jpg
Thorong La Pass. The route to Manang is to the left, and the route to Muktinath is to the right.
Elevation 5,416 m (17,769 ft)
Location Nepal
Range Himalayas
Coordinates 28°47′37″N 83°56′14″E / 28.79361°N 83.93722°E / 28.79361; 83.93722Coordinates: 28°47′37″N 83°56′14″E / 28.79361°N 83.93722°E / 28.79361; 83.93722

This is a list of mountain passes.





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Name State Height (ft) Between/ Separating
Asirgarh Madhya Pradesh
Auden's Col Uttarakhand 17,552
Banihal Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Jammu, Kashmir) 9,291 Jammu & Kashmir
Bara-lacha-la Himachal Pradesh 16,400
Bomdila Arunachal Pradesh
Changla Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 17,585 Leh & Changthang
Chanshal Pass Himachal Pradesh 14,830
Dehra Compass Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Debsa Pass Himachal Pradesh 17,520
Dongkhala Sikkim 12,000
Dhumdhar Kandi Pass Uttarakhand
Fotu La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 13,451
Goecha La Sikkim 16,207
Haldighati Pass Rajasthan
Indrahar Pass Himachal Pradesh 14,473
Jelep La Sikkim 14,300
Khardung La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 17,582 Leh & Nubra
Kongka Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 16,965 Ladakh & Aksai Chin
Lanak Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 17,933 Ladakh & Tibet
Kunzum Pass Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul and Spiti) 14,931 Lahaul & Spiti
Karakoram Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) Ladakh & Xinjiang
Lipulekh Pass Uttarakhand 17,500
Lungalacha La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 16,600
Lamkhaga Pass Himachal Pradesh 17,336
Marsimik La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 18,314
Mayali Pass Uttarakhand 16,371
Nama Pass Uttarakhand 18,399
Namika La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 12,139
Nathu La Sikkim 14,140 Sikkim & Tibet
Palakkad Gap Kerala 1,000
Pensi La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Rezang La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Rohtang Pass Himachal Pradesh 13,051 Manali & Lahaul
Sasser la Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 17,753 Nubra & Siachen Glacier
Sela Pass Arunachal Pradesh 14,000
Shipki La Himachal Pradesh
Sia La Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier) 18,337
Shingo La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Spangur Gap Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
Gyong La Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier) 18,655
Bilafond La Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier) 17,881
Sin La Uttarakhand
Tanglang La Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh) 17,583
Traill's Pass Uttarakhand 17,100
Zojila Pass Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir, Ladakh) 12,400 Kashmir & Ladakh

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New Zealand[edit]

Name Location Height(m)
Arthur's Pass South Island 920
Buller Gorge South Island N/A
Burke's Pass South Island 703
Copland Pass South Island N/A
Crown Saddle South Island 1,076 (Highest alpine pass(sealed))
Dansey's Pass South Island 935
Dashwood Pass South Island 163
Desert Road North Island 1,074
Gebbies Pass South Island 150
Haast Pass South Island 562
Hilltop South Island 555
Hope Saddle South Island 634
Island Saddle South Island 1,347 (Highest alpine pass(gravel))
Jollie's Pass (Canterbury) South Island N/A
Jollies Pass (Southland) South Island N/A
Karangahake Gorge North Island N/A
Lewis Pass South Island 840
Lindis Pass South Island 971
Mackinnon Pass South Island 1,140
Mamaku Saddle North Island N/A
Manawatu Gorge North Island N/A
Ohakukura Saddle North Island N/A
Porters Pass South Island 946
Rai Saddle South Island 247
Rahu Saddle South Island 680
Redwood Pass South Island N/A
Rimutaka Saddle North Island 555
Takaka Saddle South Island 791
Taupeupe Saddle North Island N/A
Waitaanga Saddle North Island N/A
Waituhi Saddle North Island N/A
Wards Pass South Island 1,145
Weka Pass South Island N/A
Weld Pass South Island 196
Wilmot Pass South Island 671



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


Name Location Height(m)
Transalpina Pass Romania 2,142
Transfăgărăşan Pass Romania 2,035
Buzău Pass Romania 642
Besník Slovakia
Brestová Slovakia
Čertovica Slovakia 1,232
Donovaly Slovakia 960
Dukla Pass Poland, Slovakia 502
Pezinska Baba Slovakia
Predeal Pass Romania 1,000+
Prislop Pass Romania 1,416
Soroška Slovakia
Surduc Pass Romania
Šturec Slovakia
Tihuţa Pass Romania 1,201
Timiş-Cerna Gap Romania
Turnu Rosu Pass Romania 352
Vernár Slovakia 765
Verecke Pass Ukraine
Volovets Pass Ukraine 1,014
Vulcan Pass Romania




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Appalachian Mountains[edit]

California Coast Ranges[edit]

Cascade Range[edit]

Coast Mountains[edit]

Hazelton Mountains[edit]

Mackenzie Mountains[edit]

Monashee Mountains[edit]

Rocky Mountains[edit]

Selkirk Mountains[edit]

Sierra Nevada[edit]

Stikine Ranges[edit]

Tehachapi Mountains[edit]

Thompson Plateau[edit]


South America[edit]


Northern Andes[edit]

Central Andes[edit]

Southern Andes[edit]


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