Maloja Pass (Italian: Passo del Maloja, German: Malojapass) (1815m a.s.l.) is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, linking the Engadine with the Val Bregaglia, still in Switzerland and Chiavenna in Italy. It marks the divide between the Danube and Po watersheds. Lägh da Bitabergh is near the pass.
Maloja Pass road
|Elevation||1,815 m (5,955 ft)|
The road from Chiavenna to Silvaplana with distances and elevation:
- 0 km Chiavenna 333 m
- 10 km Castasegna (Italian-Swiss border) 696 m
- 13 km Promontogno 802 m
- 16 km Stampa 994 m
- 18 km Borgonovo 1029 m
- 19 km Vicosoprano 1065 m
- 27 km Casaccia 1458 m
- 32 km Maloja Pass 1815 m
- 33 km Maloja 1809 m
- 40 km Sils im Engadin/Segl 1798 m
- 44 km Silvaplana 1802 m
The Maloja Pass is open in winter. However, after heavy snowfalls the road may be closed for a couple of hours or for an entire day. Even if open, the road might be covered with snow making snow/winter tires, or chains, a necessity.