Sacramento Peak

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The National Solar Observatory sits on the summit and there are several ways to to get there. One by car, and two trails to the sumimit.The trails have several access points to make this hike as challenging as one desires.

Elevation (feet): 9,255
Elevation (meters): 2,821
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Southwest Basins and Ranges
State: New Mexico
Latitude: 32.7833
Longitude: -105.817
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
First successful climber(s): Apache Tribe
Nearest major airport: El Paso, TX.
Convenient Center: Cloudcroft, NM

Thanks to Steven Samborn for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for Sacramento Peak.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #16663 - by Steven P. Sanborn on July 02, 2001
    Great views of the White Sands basin below. For more info on the observatory go to: