This is a long, long climb from the gorge bottom at Cañon. On the way pass through the pleasant town of Cajatambo, before continuing up to the wide pass. The descent is short if you’re heading for Oyon – soon you begin climbing again to Punta Chanca.
|Name of Pass||Paso Pacomayo|
|Where||Between Cajatambo (26km) and Pacomayo junction (8km)|
|GPS Co-ords||10.541 S, 76.932 W|
|Amount climbed||3200m (all on ripio) from Cañon in 10 hours|