Punta Ushuayca

Don’t glance down at your phone on the road to Punta Ushuayca

Punta Ushuayca is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.930m (16,174ft) above the sea level, located in the Lima Region, Huarochiri Province of Peru.

Located in the Andes mountain range, within the Reserva Paisajistica Nor Yauyos-Cochas, the road to the summit is totally unpaved and pretty steep. It’s called LM-120. After rain, even a single rainfall, conditions of the road can be challenging.

It’s navigable by all passenger vehicles, but a 4x4 vehicle is recommended. The pass road is 140 km (86.99 miles) long, running north-south from San Mateo to Tinco.

 

 

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