South Sandia Peak

South Sandia Peak is a 9,767 ft / 2,977 m mountain peak near Placitas, New Mexico, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 270th highest mountain in New Mexico and the 4815th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Manzano Mountain, Tecolote Peak, Cerro Pelon, Sandia Crest, Cedro Peak, and Capulin Peak. See the South Sandia Peak map, 3D fly around, and the South Sandia Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

South Sandia Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by BigPopeye

7 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 15, 2014. 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 CCC Trail, embuto trail and Canyon Estates Trailhead up Crest Trail.

Others who’ve summited South Sandia Peak

  • BigPopeye

Routes Used trails & approaches

40% CCC Trail

40% embuto trail

10% Canyon Estates Trailhead up Crest Trail

10% From Peak down short cut Crest Trail to Canyon Estates Trailhead


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9,767 ft / 2,977 m


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New Mexico, United States

Summited by

  • BigPopeye
  • Phil-Robinson
  • hunter.tenbroeck
  • Asaking
  • joeyjosay
  • pmeelc
  • Brian-Pilgrim

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