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Santa Cruz Trek is a 48.4 kilometer moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Yanama, Ancash, Peru that features a lake. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking.

DISTANCE
48.4 km
ELEVATION GAIN
1,891 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

The Santa Cruz Trek is a 4 day point-to-point backpacking trip through the mountains of Peru. There are many campsites along the route.

backpacking
3 months ago

Absolutely breathtaking trek! I mean that literally and figuratively! It is so beautiful every step of the way, but being above 15k feet, definitely a very difficult hike. If I can give one tip of advice, pack sparingly! 25 lbs of gear feels like 50 at that altitude.

hiking
Wednesday, August 09, 2017