This pass is a day’s climb from Huaraz, or a very long climb up from the coast at Barranca. Turning off the paving near Conococha it’s a few short kilometers to the top. If you’re heading south, the road continues to Rajan, from where there is a mind-blowing 2300m descent to Cañon.
|Name of Pass||Yantahuain|
|Where||Between Conococha paving (4km) and Ticllos (20km)|
|GPS Co-ords||10.155 S, 77.269 W|
|Amount climbed||130m (all on ripio) in 1/2 hour from the Conococha paving|