Panix Pass

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Panix Pass
Panixerpass Panorama.jpg
View from the pass towards Glarus
Elevation 2,404 m (7,887 ft)[1]
Traversed by Trail
Location Glarus/Graubünden, Switzerland
Range Alps
Coordinates 46°51′21″N 09°06′14″E / 46.85583°N 9.10389°E / 46.85583; 9.10389Coordinates: 46°51′21″N 09°06′14″E / 46.85583°N 9.10389°E / 46.85583; 9.10389
Panix Pass is located in Switzerland
Panix Pass
Location in Switzerland

Panix Pass or Panixer Pass (Romansh: Pass dil Veptga, German: Panixerpass) (el. 2404 m.) is a Swiss Alpine pass between the cantons of Glarus and Graubünden.

Suvorov crossing Panix Pass

The pass was an important trade route from the canton of Glarus to Italy. It connects Elm in the Sernftal in Glarus with Pigniu (Panix) in the Vorderrhein valley of Graubünden. It is not passable for automobile traffic.

In October of 1799, Russian General Alexander Suvorov made a strategic retreat from the French Revolutionary forces south over the pass and regrouped his forces in Austria.

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  1. ^ Swisstopo maps

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