Los Caracoles Pass, Chile Valparaiso, Chile

9.00Rider Ratings
79 km Route Distance
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Difficulty10 Road Quality8 Beauty9 Length1 day

Route Overview

Considered one of the most challenging roads in the world, Los Caracoles Pass is a series of hard switchbacks, steep inclines and sharp hairpins making it one of the most dangerous roads in the world, infact among the top 10 dangerous roads in the world. The road is quite intense with cargo trucks and buses plying through the year and is mostly covered with snow most of the year.

At 10,500 feet in elevation with many steep inclines, hairpins and no guardrails, this spectacular road will reward you with magnificient views. The riders have to be watchful all the time, extreme patience and skill are the key to conquer this thrilling aventurous trip. Though dangerous but this is one of the most beautiful roads in the world.

Medium
Traffic
Adequate
Rest Stops
Average
Road Condition
Adequate
Gas Stations

Motorcycle Types

Touring
Cruiser
Dual-sport
Sport touring

Terrain

Hilly
Rolling Hills

Scenics Along

Farm Land
Forests

Type of Road

Long
Sweeping Curves
Twisty

Best Time to Ride

Fall
Spring
Summer

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