Abra de Quiron – 4,182m

Provincia de Salta, Argentina

The road to from Santa Rosa to this pass in a remote part of the Argentine Puna has plenty of sandy and corrugated sections, but it is still an easy climb. The descent down a valley to the small settlement of Salar de Pocitos is pleasant, though again the surface isn’t very good.

Name of Pass Abra de Quiron
Where Between Santa Rosa de los Pastos Grandes (36kms) and Salar de Pocitos (16kms)
GPS Co-ords 24.4260 S, 66.8705 W
Altitude 4,182m
Amount climbed 460m (all on ripio) from Santa Rosa in 4 hours

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