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(ō`bər-älp), Alpine pass, 6,733 ft (2,052 m) high, between Grisons and Uri cantons, S central Switzerland. Oberalpsee, a small lake, is nearby, and the Alpine peak Oberalpstock, 10,926 ft (3,330 m) high, is northeast of the pass.
There are more than 350-kilometres of footpaths around the combined resorts of Disentis Sedrun, including a walk to the source of the Rhine and, for seasoned hikers, the 100-kilometre Senda Sursilvana path from the Oberalp Pass to Chur.
Rather, it was the road to the Rama Naidu Studios that was of interest to me - a series of tight hairpin bends all the way up to the top of the hill where the Studios are located, a drive that would in my mind be somewhat akin to some of the most famous mountain roads in the world like for example the Los Caracoles Pass in the Andes between Chile and Argentina, or Alpine roads in Switzerland like the Oberalp Pass and the San Bernardino Pass and then of course there is the famous Stelvio Pass in Italy.
Passengers quickly fill four panoramic carriages for a seven-hours tour past waterfalls and deep ravines, looping into the Engadine valley, through the famed Albula Tunnel and showcasing Swiss engineering at its best--91 tunnels, 291 bridges and the 2033-metre-high Oberalp Pass.