Truchas Peak, New Mexico

Prominence: 4001 ft, 1219 m

Elevation: 13,102 feet, 3993 meters

True Isolation: 42.34 mi, 68.15 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,107 ft / 3994 m
Highest SummitSouth Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 57' 45'' N, 105° 38' 42'' W
35.962498, -105.645118 (Dec Deg)
441829 E 3979981 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionMora (Highest Point)
Rio Arriba (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Truchas Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #141)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #41)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #141)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #114)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #50)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #57)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #85)
     CoHP High Five List (Rank #27)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #17)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #50)
     New Mexico County High Points (Rank #2)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #57)
     New Mexico Wilderness Area High Points (Rank #2)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1970-07 c by Phil Robinson
     1971 by Don Wenner
     1971-07 c by Phil Robinson
     1992-07 c by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2003-06-21 by Scott Surgent
     2010-07-20 by Ryan Peck
     2012-06-20 by Alan Bernier
     2016-10-22 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2017-06-12 by William Averill (Unsuccessful)
     2017-09-25 by Will Wente (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (74 total)

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The Truchas Peaks, second highest range in New Mexico. Taken south of the Truchas Peaks (2008-10-10). Photo by Phil Robinson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4001 ft/1219 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4001 ft/1219 m
  Line Parent: Old Mike Peak
  Key Col: Palo Flechado Pass    9101 ft/2774 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 42.34 mi/68.15 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.545478, -105.406709
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Old Mike Peak  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Santa Fe Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Pecos (HP)
Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Santa Fe National Forest (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Pecos Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapTruchas Peak O35105h6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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