Region III, Chile
We liked this pass a lot – great scenery, no traffic and a decent surface. Make sure you time your cycle right though – Chilean immigration is only open Thursday-Sunday in January and February so it isn’t possible to cross Paso Pircas Negras the rest of the year.
|Name of Pass||Abra Pircas Negras|
|Where||Between Aduanas Chilenas (19kms) and Paso Pircas Negras (8kms)|
|GPS Co-ords||28.0255 S, 69.2916 W|
|Amount climbed||1,760m (all on ripio) in 8 hours from La Guardia|
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