San Antonio Mountain

Travel guide to the top of San Antonio Mountain, in NM

San Antonio Mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.335m (10,941ft) above the sea level, located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico. USA. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of New Mexico.

Located within the Taos Plateau volcanic field, in the Carson National Forest, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s called Forest Road 418. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. There are several radio towers at the summit.

4x4 vehicles only. Starting from US Highway 285, the road to the volcanic peak is 6.59km (4.1 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 758 meters. The average gradient is 11.50%.
Pic: Seth Knight

 

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