Tonale Pass

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Tonale Pass
Passo Tonale summer.jpg
Tonale Pass
Elevation1,883 m (6,178 ft)
LocationLombardy/Trentino, Italy
RangeRhaetian Alps
Adamello-Presanella Alps
Coordinates46°15′29″N 10°34′51″E / 46.25806°N 10.58083°E / 46.25806; 10.58083Coordinates: 46°15′29″N 10°34′51″E / 46.25806°N 10.58083°E / 46.25806; 10.58083
Tonale Pass is located in Alps
Tonale Pass
Tonale Pass
Tonale Pass

Tonale Pass (Italian: Passo del Tonale) (el. 1883 m./6178 ft.) is a high mountain pass in northern Italy across the Rhaetian Alps, between Lombardy and Trentino.

It connects Valcamonica and Val di Sole. It is delimited by the Ortler Alps to the north and the Adamello range to the south.

The pass has hotels and shops for tourists in winter, as the land around the pass is used for winter sports - mainly skiing (see Adamello Ski Raid) and snowboarding.

During World War I the place was heavily fought for between Italians holding Western side (Lombardy) and the troops of Habsburg Empire holding the Eastern side (Trentino). A memorial for the fallen Italian soldiers was erected during the fascist period.

WW I memorial (Monumento Ossario) on Passo del Tonale

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