Paso Don Mario – 4,758m

From the abandoned(?) Mina Don Mario, the road climbs steeply on a difficult surface. Once above the mine however you reach a plateau, and the road climbs gently on this to the high point.

Onward to Mina Don Mario

Name of Pass Paso Don Mario
Where Between Don Mario Mine (11km) and the junction on the Huancayo/Acobambilla road (4km)
GPS Co-ords 12.450 S, 75.470 W
Altitude 4,758m
Amount climbed 450m (all on ripio) in 1h30 from Mina Don Mario