North Truchas Peak Backpacking Trip

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North Truchas Peak Backpacking Trip is a 32.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Geronimo, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
32.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
6765 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This is a hike through lush valleys designed to incorporate a stay at Truchas Lakes (11,870'), with a final climb of North Truchas Peak (13,024').  Stands of Englemann spruce, Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, and Aspens in some of the old burn areas.

hiking
1 month ago

I did South Truchas in a day and had to go off trail at the end of skyline, but all above the treeline and clearly visible. skyline is one of the most beautiful trails I've ever been on!

hiking
3 months ago

4 months ago

Gorgeous views but long hike. Not clearly marked above Pecos Baldy lake.

6 months ago