This long climb up from the Rio Pampas is reasonably tough – the gradients are often steep and the surface is often little more than stony farm track. There are great views of the deep Rio Pampas valley as you climb up above Vilcanchos.
|Name of Pass||Abra Tucuccasa|
|Where||Between Vilcanchos (30km) and Chuschi (50km)|
|GPS Co-ords||13.506 S, 74.497 W|
|Amount climbed||1,650m (all on ripio) in 4 1/2 hours from Vilcanchos|