Cerro Crocker, Santa Cruz

Key information: Cerro Crocker, Santa Cruz

    • A wild, rough ascent of this superb volcano, Santa Cruz's highest point.
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Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating85
  • Beauty33
  • Natural interest18
  • Human interest0
  • Charisma34
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating85

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 20 km or so
  • Maximum Altitude: 864 m
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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WALK SUMMARY

The fabulous volcano of Cerro Crocker is Santa Cruz's highest point. For a wilder trek, take the muddy, rocky path to this dramatic volcano with its huge views. You will meet a fabulous selection of vegetation and wildlife. An 8+ km trek one way. Guide needed.

This is demanding walking in tough, remote volcanic landscape. Come prepared, including bringing plenty of water.

This page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!

For more information and photos, including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our Galapagos Islands walk page.

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