Furka Pass - 2431 metres
     photo by: Sheila     
     photo by: Francis     
This pass is at the frozen heart of the Swiss Alps, the source of the Rhone and the Rhine, and is an important through route when travelling from west to east.

Left of centre in this picture is the snout of the Rhone glacier.

Below is a view of the Grimsel Pass from high on the Furka.