Paso Roballos

Roballos Pass, an Andean pass from Chile to Argentina

Paso Roballos is an international mountain pass through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina, at an elevation of 715m (2,345ft) above the sea level. The pass links Cochrane and Bajo Caracoles.

The road to reach the pass, by the Chilean side is called Ruta X-78 and by the Argentinian side is called ruta provincial Nº 41. The connecting Chile-Argentina road through Paso Roballos is narrow and with less traffic than Chile Chico pass. It is very good at the beginning but deteriorates (corrugations and lose gravel) as it smoothly climbs to the pass were migration offices are. Going down to Bajo Caracoles-Argentina you can ride at higher speed but corrugations are present here and there. The pass is open throughout the year, although occasionally closed by snow. 

 

Pin It
_

To use information contained on this site is to do so at your own risk. dangerousroads.org is not responsible for the information contained in these pages. The website is for information purposes only and we assume no liability for decisions made as a result of the information provided here. You are still completely responsible for your decisions, your actions, and your safety.