Santa Cruz Trek

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Trek Summary

Difficulty:   Medium
Distance:   52 km (1-way)
Duration:  3 nights/4 days
Elevations:  *Vaqueria - 3,600m  *Punta Union Pass - 4,760m *Cashapampa 2,900m
NOTE: acclimatisation required


Blog posts & Articles

High Altitude Meanders Marcell Claassen (ExpedEvac)
4-Day Santa Cruz Classic Trek Akilpo (Adventure Travel Agency)

Photos & Videos


Trail start:
Vaqueria:  9°00'36.7"S  77°31'57.1"W    OR    -9.010194, -77.532500
Cashapampa:  8°57'24.8"S  77°46'39.8"W    OR    -8.956889, -77.777778
Trekking route as recorded by Marcell Claassen (Screen grab from


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