Sandia Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointSandia Crest (10,678 ft/3255 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew Mexico
Area353 sq mi / 915 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent28 mi / 45 km North-South
21 mi / 35 km East-West
Center Lat/Long35° 16' N; 106° 29' W
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Map of Sandia Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Sandia Mountains.
East Albuquerque RangesLevel 5 (Parent)
         Ortiz Peak AreaLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Sandia MountainsLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Sandia Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Sandia Crest10,6783255Sandia Mountains
2.North Sandia Peak10,4473184Sandia Mountains
3.Tridents10,160+3097+Sandia Mountains
4.The Thumb10,1073081Sandia Mountains
5.South Sandia Peak97822982Sandia Mountains
6.Peak 962796272934Sandia Mountains
7.Sandia Peak 957995792920Sandia Mountains
8.Sandia Peak 934193412847Sandia Mountains
9.Capulin Peak89292722Sandia Mountains
10.Tecolote Peak88352693Sandia Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Sandia Mountains

Sandia Crest
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Chad Amato with Sunset Photo by Chad Amato.
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South Sandia Peak
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Only a little further to go on South Sandia Peak. (2018-04-10). Photo by Chris Lecksell.
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