Abra Sotacocha

Abra Sotacocha

Abra Sotacocha is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.261m (13,979ft) above the sea level, located in Ayacucho region, in south-central Peru.

The road to the summit, located in the south-central Andes, is asphalted. It’s called 3S. The pass lies 50km after Andahuaylas, towards Ayacucho. The road is long and arduous and crosses several mountain passes through remote areas, so you need to be prepared. The road is terrible, with a notorius lack of oxygen that tests the organisms and a high degree of steepness. Road stays over 4000m for about 60km. The zone is prone to heavy mist and can be dangerous in low visibility conditions. Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions.

 

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