North Truchas Peak

An overnight hike from the trailhead at Cowles. Beware of Bighorn Sheep!

Elevation (feet): 13,024
Elevation (meters): 3,970
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sangre de Cristo Range
State: New Mexico
Latitude: 35.9667
Longitude: -105.617
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Convenient Center: Cowles, NM

Thanks to Rich Wendling for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for North Truchas Peak.

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  • Log #17060 - by Robert Miller on Oct 21, 2003
    Trampas Trailhead up to Trampas Lakes, south to ridge, then east and south to peak. Seven hours round trip. Need to stay high on ridge over intervening ridge points to avoid steep gullies. Beautiful...
  • Log #17061 - by Rich Wendling on Feb 15, 2002
    Backpacked in via Pecos Falls with BSA Troop 332 of Hurst, Texas. Camped at the Truchas Lakes at 11,800 feet. Nice day hike from the lakes. Would have traversed over to the main Truchas Peak, but we...