Mountain Pass

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Mountain Pass

 

deeply cut and low-lying saddles on both slopes of a mountain range or between two mountain ranges. They are usually very important for transportation, for example. the Tamerlane Gate in the Uzbek SSR, the Külek Bogazi in Turkey, the Moravian Gate in Czechoslovakia, and Khyber Pass on the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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The Bealach is also a must-do road for serious cyclists and one that my boys wanted to tick off their list.
SCOTCH MIST The ethereal Bealach na Ba mountain pass in Wester Ross in autumn
And last month, he took on the other side of the Bealach with friends Matt Ray and Charlie Sanders.
11 The Alpine–style road heads over Bealach na Ba (pass of the Cattle) to Applecross in the far northwest.
I set off at 5am on a stunning Saturday morning on the Coire Dubh path up to the Bealach Bairc-mheall and soon I was on my first summit, Hallival.
Hands On are also behind the epic Bealach Mor, a 90-mile challenge taking in the UK's biggest road climb at 2053ft from sea level in just six miles.
In Bealach Na Ba, Ross and Cromarty, winds reached 116mph and in Glen Ogle, Perthshire, there were gusts of 106mph.