Glaubenbielen Pass

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Glaubenbielen Pass
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Glaubenbielen Pass
Elevation 1,611 m (5,285 ft)
Traversed by Road
Location Obwalden, Switzerland
Range Emmental Alps
Coordinates 46°49′09″N 08°05′36″E / 46.81917°N 8.09333°E / 46.81917; 8.09333Coordinates: 46°49′09″N 08°05′36″E / 46.81917°N 8.09333°E / 46.81917; 8.09333
Glaubenbielen Pass is located in Switzerland
Glaubenbielen Pass
Location in Switzerland

Glaubenbielen Pass (or Glaubenbühl ) (el. 1611 m.) is a mountain pass in the Emmental Alps between the Entlebuch region of the canton of Lucerne and the canton of Obwalden. The pass itself is located within Obwalden, and connects Giswil in Obwalden and Sörenberg in the Entlebuch region. It divides the basins of the Kleine Emme and the Sarner Aa, both within the Reuss basin.[1]

The pass road has a maximum grade of 12 percent, running along the northern slope of the Giswilerstock (2011 m). It is known as Panoramastrasse, providing a splendid view of Pilatus and the Stanserhorn when travelling towards Giswil, and of the Brienzer Rothorn massif when travelling towards Flühli.

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  1. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2014-10-27.