North Truchas Peak -WIP

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New Mexico, United States, North America
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13024 ft / 3970 m
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North Truchas Peak -WIP
Created On: Jun 14, 2005
Last Edited On: Feb 22, 2013
North Truchas Peak is the 3rd highest peak in the remote Truchas Peaks group, which is located in the Pecos Wilderness Area in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, about 20 miles north of Santa Fe. In addition to North Truchas Peak these area also gives you access to South Truchas Peak, Middle Truchas Peak, and West Truchas Peak (or West Middle Truchas).

The Truchas group is truly a beautiful group of mountains. Unlike many of the broad, dome-shaped mountains of northern New Mexico, the Truchas mountains are craggy, steep mountains that are more reminiscent of their neighbors to the north in Colorado.

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Truchas Peaks Panorama
 


North Truchas Peak from Medio Truchas
Truchas Geology

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wbass

wbass - Jun 21, 2005 10:35 am - Hasn't voted

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A good alternative access point for a day hike up to North Truchas or others. See trip report.

trucheno - Jul 24, 2005 1:53 am - Hasn't voted

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Per the USGS website:





#1 Wheeler 13161


#2 Walter 13133


#3 Old Mike 13113


#4 Truchas 13102


#5 Middle Truchas 13066


#6 North Truchas 13024





I live 8 miles, straight line, from the Truchas Peaks. Have been on Middle Truchas twice , and Truchas Pk once. Will go for N Truchas Pk in AUgust, from Trampas lakes.

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North Truchas Peak -WIP

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