North Truchas Peak

North Truchas Peak is a 13,024 ft / 3,970 m mountain peak in the Sangre de Cristo Range in New Mexico, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in New Mexico and the 856th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Point 12900 ft / 3932 m, Medio Truchas Peak, Middle Truchas Peak, Sheepshead Peak, Chimayosos Peak, and Truchas Peak. North Truchas Peak belongs to the New Mexico 12ers peak list. See the North Truchas Peak map, 3D fly around, and the North Truchas Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

North Truchas Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Phil-Robinson

5 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 16, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Routes Used trails & approaches

50% Santa Barbara Campground up West Fork of Santa Barbara River to Truchas Lakes then Straight up

12% Down the east slope then back to Santa Barbara Campground

12% Straight down to Truchas Lakes

12% Truchas Lakes to the ridge then up the east side

12% Down Middle Fork of Santa Barbara Creek


SNAPSHOTedit info


13,024 ft / 3,970 m


644 ft / 196 m

Height Rank Range

Sangre de Cristo Range


New Mexico, United States

Summited by

  • Phil-Robinson
  • Garret-Robinson
  • hunter.tenbroeck
  • pmeelc
  • mcelveny

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