This pass is in the mining area south of Huancavelica and Lircay. There is mine traffic on the road, but also many vicuñas running around the hillsides.
|Name of Pass||Paso Esperanza|
|Where||Between junction above Recuperada (10km) and Mina Esperanza (3km)|
|GPS Co-ords||13.127 S, 74.915 W|
|Amount climbed||450m (all on ripio) in 1h30 from Recuperada junction|