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Sandia Mountain Summits

Page Type: List

Location: New Mexico, United States, North America

Object Title: Sandia Mountain Summits

County: Bernalillo, Sandoval

 

Page By: davebobk47

Created/Edited: Jul 24, 2008 / Aug 4, 2010

Object ID: 424406

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Overview

This list includes the ranked and unranked summits in the Sandia Mountains as well as known routes. All peaks are in either Bernallio or Sandoval county and either the Sandia Crest or Tijeras quandrangle. I used the following boundaries to compile this list: 1) East of Albuquerque, 2) North of I-40, 3) West of Rt 14 and 536, and 4) South of Rt 165.

Sandia Mountain Summits


Summit Name Elevation State Rank Prominence Quadrangle
Sandia Peak 10,678' 120 4,108' Sandia Crest
North Sandia Peak 10,447' - 227' Sandia Crest
"The Needle" 10,260' 174 400' Sandia Crest
"The Thumb" 10,107' 205 327' Sandia Crest
South Sandia Peak 9,782' 275 642' Tijeras
"Hail Peak" 9,660' 301 400' Sandia Crest
Point 9627 9,627' 309 367' Sandia Crest
Point 9579 9,579' 322 359' Sandia Crest
Capulin Peak 8,929' - 149' Sandia Crest
Tecolote Peak 8,835' - 175' Sandia Crest
Palomas Peak 8,685' 654 585' Sandia Crest
Point 8300 8,300' S 280' Sandia Crest
Point 8201 8,201' 954 301' Sandia Crest
"Rincon Peak" 8,163' - 263' Sandia Crest
Point 7860 7,860' 1227 440' Tijeras
Point 7420 7,420' S 280' Tijeras
Point 7020 7,020' S 280' Sandia Crest
"U-Mound" 6,307' - 127' Tijeras

Sandia Mountain Routes

Summit Name Route Class Distance (one-way) Gain
Sandia Peak La Luz Trail 2 6.9 miles 3600'
Knife Edge of the Shield 5.3 5.0 miles 3700'
North Sandia Peak From the Crest 1 1.9 miles 400'
N Crest Trail 130N 1 8.8 miles 4000'
N Crest Variation 2 ? ?
"The Needle" East Saddle 5.2 1.5 miles 1200'
"The Thumb" Southeast Ridge 3 1.7 miles 1700'
South Sandia Peak Embudo Trail 2 6.4 miles 3600'
Embudito Trail 2 5.7 miles 3600'
Three Gun Springs 2 5.6 miles 3460'
CCC Trail 2 4.6 miles 3300'
"Hail Peak" ? 5.2 ? ?
Point 9627 Tree Springs 1 3.4 miles 1440'
Cienega Trail 1 2.8 miles 2040'
Pino Trail 1 4.5 miles 3180'
Point 9579 Cienega Trail 1 2.7 miles 2000'
Pino Trail 1 4.4 miles 3140'
Capulin Peak Capulin Peak Trail 1 0.6 miles 260'
Tecolote Peak Tecolote Peak Trail 1 0.9 miles 220'
Palomas Peak South Ridge 2 1.3 miles 600'
Point 8300 Rincon Ridge 2+ 3.0 miles 2000'
Point 8201** - - - -
Rincon Peak Piedra Lisa Trail 2+ 3.3 miles 2000'
Point 7860 Boulder Ridge 2 3.0 miles 1900'
Point 7420 Waterfall Trail 3 2.2 miles 1460'
Eye of the Sandias Trail 2+ 2.2 miles 1460'
Point 7020 South Ridge 1 0.7 miles 560'
"U-Mound" U-Mound Access 2+ 0.7 miles 350'

**Point 8201 lies within Sandia Indian Reservation Land

External Links

Great site for mountain lists: Lists of John



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Sandia Crest