This is a wonderful pass, a day’s climb from the Carretera Central at Rio Blanco. Near the top it’s quite steep, and hard work if there’s been recent rain and the surface is muddy.
|Name of Pass||Punta Ushuayca|
|Where||Between the Carretera Central at Rio Blanco (35km) and junction near Carhuapampa (15km)|
|GPS Co-ords||11.919 S, 76.108 W|
|Amount climbed||1,550m (all on ripio) in 4h30 from Rio Blanco|