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Pehuenche Pass is an international high mountain pass through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina, at an elevation of 2,553m above the sea level. The pass conects San Clemente and Bardas Blancas. The road to the pass, in the Chilean side, called Ruta Internacional CH115 is paved, and starts in the city of Talca.

The surface of the road is gravel and sand, and chains or snow tyres can be required anytime. Although it is more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) to the south of Cristo Redentor, is the only alternative with it is closed due to hazardous weather conditions.  It is the closest route to the route between the Las Leñas ski center and Malargüe (Argentina) and Linares and Talca (Chile), after passing through a zone of rivers and protected areas.  

The pass is open December to March. Exact dates depend on the state of the pass after the winter. 

  

The road bad conditions, with extremely large pot holes could potentially pop a tire, crack a rim, or screw up your cars allignment. Never underestimate this track!

 

 

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