Abra Paves

Abra Paves, an awe-inspiring road through extremely remote areas

Abra Paves is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.239m (13,907ft) above the sea level, located in the Tumbaya department of the province of Jujuy, in Argentina.

The road to the summit is not easy. It’s unpaved with loose rocks. 4x4 vehicles only. It’s usually impassable in winters. Starting from the paved Ruta Provincial 52 (RP52), the ascent is 13.57 km (8.43 mi) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 388 meters. The average gradient is 2.85%, with a 10% of maximum gradient near the summit.
Road suggested by: Jorge Manuel Gómez Sánchez

 

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NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.