Truchas Peak

Truchas Peak is a 13,102 ft / 3,993 m mountain peak in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in New Mexico and the 780th highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Medio Truchas Peak, Middle Truchas Peak, North Truchas Peak, Point 12900 ft / 3932 m, Point 11656 ft / 3553 m, and Sheepshead Peak. Truchas Peak belongs to the New Mexico 12ers peak list. See the Truchas Peak map, 3D fly around, and the Truchas Peak photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Truchas Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by Phil-Robinson

11 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

60% Santa Barbara Campground up east fork river to Skyline Ridge then west

25% From Truchas Peak to Truchas Lakes down West Fork of Santa Barbara River to the Santa Barbara Campground

10% From East Pecos Baldy, across the trailriders wall, and up the south face.

5% Down Middle Fork Santa Barbara Creek


SNAPSHOTedit info


13,102 ft / 3,993 m


4,001 ft / 1,220 m

Height Rank Range

Sangre de Cristo Mountains


New Mexico, United States

Summited by

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

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