Hermit Peak (NM) Climber's Log

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Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Nov 25, 2018 4:19 pm Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2018

Standard gorgeous route  Sucess!

Incredibly, I had this ascent all to myself on a Saturday and didn't see another soul until the decent! About a foot of snow on the summit plateau. The views from the overlook just on the other side of the highpoint are breathtaking! Just me and Logan.


birdhead - Jun 22, 2017 12:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2017

Trail  Sucess!

You can see Jicarita, Chimayosos, and North Truchas from the cliffs at the top. Nice views! Heard some rockfall in the canyon.


seano - Dec 13, 2016 6:49 pm Date Climbed: Dec 13, 2016

Sweet views  Sucess!

The trail is mostly a pile of loose rocks, and therefore completely un-runnable, but the view is well worth the drive and hike. Lots of big, several-hundred-foot cliffs, too, though I can't find much info about route development. Some of the south-facing rock, especially near the top of the switchbacks, looks pretty decent.


AFmountaineer - Jun 26, 2013 8:27 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010

Sweet  Sucess!

Awesome hike, awesome cliffs and huge drop off from the top. I would recommend it to all


jdzaharia - May 8, 2012 10:01 am Date Climbed: Apr 30, 2012

Hermit Peak Trail  Sucess!

Great views from the summit plateau. Great scenery on the way up with big walls surrounding the trail. Could not locate the Hermit's Cave.

Garon Coriz

Garon Coriz - Oct 30, 2011 9:37 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

Picture Perfect Day  Sucess!

Drove up from ABQ with my hungover friend, Ryan. We picked up Nizhoni on the way and had a splendid day. The autumn leaves were in full color, the sky was clear, and not a lick of wind hit our faces. The best part was the napping at the summit.

Bezoar Goat

Bezoar Goat - Mar 1, 2011 4:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2002

nyumba  Sucess!

Home sweet home. I love this peak...


MyLifeOutdoors - Sep 11, 2010 6:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Great Climb  Sucess!

Great climb with beautiful views. I highly recommend it.


pyerger - Jul 30, 2009 3:01 pm

hermit  Sucess!



skorpeo - Nov 1, 2005 12:14 am

Route Climbed: standard Date Climbed: 1998-2002  Sucess!

I climbed the Peak a few times while living in Vegas. It's less than two hours up. The view is stunning. We could see one of the houses we lived in from the summit.

There is plenty of space for camping at the summit if you don't mind lightening.

Red Dawn was filmed in Vegas, and you can see the Peak several times during the movie. Patrick Swayze has a place on the way up to the mountain.


Kate - Aug 9, 2005 2:27 am

Route Climbed: Peak trail Date Climbed: July 19, 2005  Sucess!

Buggy at the top, but all worth it for the views. West side of summit best.

easleygone - Apr 2, 2005 2:34 am

Route Climbed: Hermit Peak Trail Date Climbed: May 1998  Sucess!

Don't remember much about it . Seem to remember

a cross at the top. That was nice.

Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Dec 5, 2002 9:23 pm

Route Climbed: Hermit Peak Trail Date Climbed: June 1999  Sucess!

This is a great hike for kids, scouts, or anyone. What a view!

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