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Mexico State High Points

Showing Gordon MacLeod's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (7 out of 32, or 21.88%)

RankStatePeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.PueblaPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-28
1.VeracruzPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-28
3.MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl17,717Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-26
3.MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl17,717Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-26
5.TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche14,501Cordillera Neovolcanica 
6.JaliscoNevado de Colima13,976Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-24
7.ChiapasVolcán Tacaná13,343Chiapas Ranges 
8.Distrito FederalCerro Ajusco12,917Cordillera Neovolcanica 
9.MichoacánCerro Tancítaro12,598Cordillera Neovolcanica 
10.ColimaVolcán de Colima12,533Cordillera Neovolcanica1963-12-24
11.Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí12,205Sierra Madre Oriental 
11.CoahuilaCerro San Rafael12,205Sierra Madre Oriental 
13.OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento12,139Sierra Madre del Sur 
14.GuerreroCerro Teotepec11,614Sierra Madre del Sur 
15.TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada11,483Sierra Madre Oriental 
16.HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán11,056Cordillera Neovolcanica 
17.GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano11,024Mexican Plateau 
17.QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano11,024Mexican Plateau 
19.DurangoCerro Gordo10,997Sierra Madre Occidental 
20.ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora10,837Sierra Madre Occidental 
21.ZacatecasCerro El Refugio10,499Mexican Plateau 
22.San Luis PotosíCerro Grande10,433Mexican Plateau 
23.Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo10,154Baja California1964-02-02
24.AguascalientesSierra Fría9908Sierra Madre Occidental 
25.SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco9695Sierra Madre Occidental 
26.NayaritCerro Del Faro9055Sierra Madre Occidental 
27.SonoraCerro San Jose8858Mexican Plateau 
28.Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point6824Baja California 
29.TabascoTabasco High Point3806Chiapas Ranges 
30.CampecheCerro Champerico1280Yucatan 
31.Quintana RooCerro El Charro787Yucatan 
32.YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz689Yucatan 

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List Description

There are 31 States in Mexico, plus the Distrito Federal of Mexico City, for a total of 32 state equivalents. Owing to the state of mapping in Mexico, many of these peaks on this list are tentative and not particularly precise. Relatively good 1:50,000 topo maps exist for the country, but they do not always show the state lines very well.

Sources:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1991 by Andy Martin. An excellent source, with "Certainty" ratings for each peak as to whether or not it is the high point.
  • My own research, checking, and judgement calls.
  • Internet sites listed below.
  • Links

         Mexico State High Points
         XPMexico--Mountains of Mexico

     


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