Santa Fe Baldy

Takes you to the summit of one of the tallest mountains in New Mexico.

Hiking Difficult

Distance
21 km
Ascent
1.1 km
Descent
1.1 km
Duration
6-7 hrs
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
14˚
Santa Fe Baldy Map

Diverging from the Windsor trail you take the skyline trail to the ridge and then to the summit. If you decide to do this hike expect to take at least 7 hours and make sure to start early to avoid afternoon thunderstorms. If you can do this hike in the fall to see the aspens change.

Difficulty

Difficult

Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Features

  • Alpine
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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