This is a wonderful pass. No traffic, a good surface, and if coming from the north, an incredible switchback descent to Paras and the Rio Pampas.
|Name of Pass||Abra Ritipata|
|Where||Between paved Pisco-Ayacucho Libertadores highway (16km) and Paras (36km)|
|GPS Co-ords||13.429 S, 74.674 W|
|Amount climbed||620m (all on ripio) in 1h45 from the paving|