W. Griem, 2005 - 2021
Photo: View from the portezuelo Cachitos (Cachitos pass) towards the
Anselmo and Jotabeche Hills (Atacama Region; Chile). (NE Direction from
(Kodak4380; W. Griem 2005)
Location: Street from Tierra Amarilla to Cachitos and further Pircas Negras, directly on the pass summit.
Next town or village: Tierra Amarilla (146 km), Copiapó (167 km), Los Loros (105 km)
Petrol: Tierra Amarilla 146 km), Copiapó (167 km)
Part of the track is well developed, asphalted or salted, the remaining 80 kilometres are quite narrow: SUV, 4X4, jeep, or pickup. In addition, starting from the Casalle Mine quite lonely, the pass Cachitos is very lonely, narrow and very slow to drive on.
Worth seeing: viewpoints, fauna, flora, mountain scenery, Andes, desert.
No restaurants or overnight stay possible (only Copiapo, Tierra Amarilla)
UTM: E448.058 / N184.108.40.2062 (Prov. S. A. 56) - Height: 4190 m.
Kodak Camera DX6490
Focal length: 23,1mm (=139/35mm) | Time: 1:500
F: f/6.3 | Original size: 2304 x 1728 | Date: 2005/03/11/16:31 hrs.
Content Viewpoint Atacama
The Andes Mountains
The Ojos de Salado
The lagoon Verde
Tres Cruces mountains
Potro mountains from Gato
Pasto Grande to Potros
Volcano Copiapó (Gato)
Anselmo and Jotabeche
Jotabeche (Pircas Negras)
Cerro La Ola
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