Penitente Peak

Penitente Peak is a 12,249 ft / 3,733 m mountain peak in the Sangre de Cristo Range in New Mexico, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 54th highest mountain in New Mexico and the 1791st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Lake Peak, Deception Peak, Point 12027 ft / 3665 m, South Penitente Peak, Tesuque Peak, and Point 11385 ft / 3470 m. Penitente Peak belongs to the Santa Fe Classic Peaks peak list. See the Penitente Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Penitente Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Penitente Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Phil-Robinson

22 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 15, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Raven's Ridge over Lake Peak, Via Puerto Nambe and To South Penitente ,Lake Peak,Deception Peak and Raven's ridge.

Others who’ve summited Penitente Peak

  • martin.christopher.9
  • kristin

Routes Used trails & approaches

26% Raven's Ridge over Lake Peak

21% Via Puerto Nambe

15% To South Penitente ,Lake Peak,Deception Peak and Raven's ridge

15% Santa Fe Ski Parking to Winsor Trail to Skyline Ridge to Penitente Peak

13% Penitente Peak to Lake Peak to Tesuque down Ski Runs

5% Skyline Trail/Open Traverse

2% Big loop from ski area then to Peak 11383, South Penitente Peak to Penitente Peak


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12,249 ft / 3,733 m


189 ft / 58 m

Height Rank Range

Sangre de Cristo Range


New Mexico, United States

Summited by

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  • spiralingroove
  • Phil-Robinson
  • Christina
  • PhilsDogs
  • hunter.tenbroeck
  • atarnow14
  • Asaking
  • martin.christopher.9
  • Brian-Pilgrim
  • mcelveny
  • mistypilgrim
  • kristin

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