Abra Suijo – 4,706m

This is a short, but very tough climb in a wonderfully remote area of central Peru. Initially the climb is on a bad surface, but higher up, as you pass by many beautiful lakes, the road improves. There are views of snowy peaks to the east.

Nearing Punta Suija

Name of Pass Abra Suijo
Where Between Carhuapampa junction (9km) and Tanta (17km)
GPS Co-ords 12.030 S, 76.076 W
Altitude 4,706m
Amount climbed 600m (all on ripio) in 1 1/2 hours from the Carhuapampa junction