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 272nd highest mountain in New Mexico and the 4862nd 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

14 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 1, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited South Sandia Peak

  • BigPopeye
  • mcelveny

Routes Used trails & approaches

30% embuto trail

20% CCC Trail

20% Embudito

10% Crest Trail to Pino

5% Ojo Ridge (North Embudito Ridge Trail)

5% La Luz to Crest Trail to South Peak

5% Canyon Estates Trailhead up Crest Trail

5% 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
  • mcelveny

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