Cabezon Peak

Cabezon Peak is a volcanic plug that rises about 1500' above the surrounding mesa.

From Albuquerque head north on I-25 then head northwest on 555. Past San Ysidro turn on a road heading south to San Luis. Continue on this past where the pavement ends . Take a left a a Y that heads to the south side of the peak until you see a smaller road that heads right for it.

The trail circles around the peak a bit until you see a chimney on your left. From there head up the talus slope toward the chimney. There are many places where hand and footholds are needed .There is a noticible herd path that brings you to the rim. From there its a short scramble to the top.There is a rock wind shelter and can (register) on top.

Elevation (feet): 7,795
Elevation (meters): 2,376
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
Latitude: 35.598997
Longitude: -107.095893
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Volcanic status: Dormant
Nearest major airport: Albuquerque
Convenient Center: Albuquerque

Thanks to HTBNM for adding this peak.

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