The country is altogether difficult of access, and only one military route leads up from the river Terek, while every one of the eleven passes known across the Caucasus is a mere bridle-path.
This pass which leads from the Gastein valley to Carinthia is the oldest bridle-path over the Hoher Tauern.
8,629 Passo di Collalunga (Tinee Valley to Vinadio), bridle path.
8,426 Col della Ciriegia (St Martin Vesubie to the Baths of Valdieri), bridle path 8,370 Col des Granges Communes (St Etienne de Tinee to Barce lonnette), bridle path.
8,242 Col de Pourriac (Tinee Valley to Argentera), foot path 8,222 Col della Finestre (St Martin de Vesubie to Valdieri), bridle path.