Jicarita Peak

Elevation (feet): 12,835
Elevation (meters): 3,912
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sangre de Cristo Range
State: New Mexico
Latitude: 36.054813
Longitude: -105.562228
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Volcanic status: Extinct
Nearest major airport: Albquerque
Convenient Center: Santa Fe

Thanks to HTBNM and KMC for contributing to these details. (View history)

Jicarita Peak is near the northeast corner of the Pecos Wilderness. There are two major peaks over 12800' the taller is further northwest.

The easiest access is to come up Forest Road 161 ( south of El Rito off route 3) from the east. The round trip hike is just over 10 miles and passes Serpent Lake.

Bighorn Sheep and Elk may be seen along the way.

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