Chimayosos Peak

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Chimayosos Peak is along the north rim of the Pecos River watershed in the Pecos Wilderness. It lies just east of the Truchas Peaks (one of two groups of mountains in New Mexico that are over 13000').

The shortest approach is from the north starting at the Santa Barbara Campground 7 miles southeast of Penasco. It is about 12 miles from the campground to the ridge and about another 1.5 miles to the peak.

Approach from the south (Jack's Creek or Iron Gate) is longer.

Bighorn Sheep are commonly seen on this hike.

Elevation (feet): 12,841
Elevation (meters): 3,914
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sangre de Cristo Range
State: New Mexico
Latitude: 35.973585
Longitude: -105.610465
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Volcanic status: Extinct
Nearest major airport: Albuquerque
Convenient Center: Santa Fe

Thanks to HTBNM for adding this peak.

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