|Name of Pass||Wari La|
|Type of pass||Cycle|
|Where||Between Agham (34km, 3,320m) and Shakti village (26km, 3,850m)|
|GPS Co-ords||34.108 N, 77.834 E|
|Climb||2,000m from Agham in 6 hours|
Now here’s a good pass to cycle, and the hardest of the 5,000ers we crossed in India. The climb up from Agham has plenty of steep sections and we were grinding up in our lowest gear for quite a few hours. Only some tourist vehicles use the road, so after all the busy mountain roads in Ladakh it was refreshingly quiet. The zigzags on the south side of the pass lose height tortuously slowly (as we descended it seemed like a few of them went uphill) so it’s much quicker and more fun to bomb down the shortcuts, cutting out a good few kms to Shakti.