Thurn Pass

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Thurn Pass
Thurn Pass is located in Alps
Thurn Pass
Thurn Pass
Location of Thurn Pass
Elevation 1,274 m (4,180 ft)
Location Austria
Range Alps
Coordinates 47°18′30″N 12°24′32″E / 47.30833°N 12.40889°E / 47.30833; 12.40889Coordinates: 47°18′30″N 12°24′32″E / 47.30833°N 12.40889°E / 47.30833; 12.40889

Thurn Pass (el. 1274 m.) is a high mountain pass in Austria, in the Kitzbühel Alps. It connects Kitzbühel in Tyrol with Mittersill in Salzburg.

There are several chairlifts and T-bar lifts at the pass. A gondola lift connecting Hollersbach im Pinzgau with the ski resort of the Thurn Pass opened in December 2005. In 2005 The Gondola connected The Hollersbach area to the Kitzbühel ski area. Again in summer 2011, The Resterhöhe double chairlift and Moseralm T-bar were replaced with a new modern six-person detachable chairlift with weather bubble and seat heating. These lift improvements are part of a large lift improvement plan that started back in 2004. Since then, fifteen new gondolas and chairlifts have replaced older ones across the ski-resort.

The Jochberger Ache has its source near the pass.

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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.