Maria Josefa Trail

Keywords: TrekkingTrekking Peru, Trekking Ancash, Trekking Huaraz, Trekking Cordillera Blanca, forest, lakes, high-altitude, medium, 1-day, acclimatisation,

Trek Summary

Difficulty:   Easy to Medium
Distance:   6 km (return) from Trailhead to Laguna Chinancocha and back
Ascent:      1.5 - 2 hours
Descent:    1 - 1.5 hours
Elevations:  *Trailhead - 3,500m (above sea level)  *Laguna Chinancocha - 3,800m (above sea level)


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Trail start: 9°05'39.9"S  77°40'08.2"W    OR    -9.094417, -77.668889
Trekking route as recorded by Marcell Claassen (Screen grab from


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