This pass is on an unused little track, which to our surprise was all rideable. If heading from Chilcayocc/Putongo over to Soras and Chicha, this shortcut avoids the descent to Querobamba, and saves over 20km of cycling. The pass isn’t very defined – it’s all gentle, rolling puna in this area.
|Name of Pass||Abra Jayuri|
|Where||Between Putongo/Querobamba road (6km) and Querobamab/Autama road (3km)|
|GPS Co-ords||14.047 S, 73.752 W|
|Amount climbed||170m (all on ripio) in 3/4 hour from the Putongo/Querobamba road|