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Mexico State High Points

Showing Ulyana Horodyskyj's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 32, or 9.38%)

RankStatePeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche14,567Cordillera Neovolcanica2012-02-17
2.PueblaPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica2012-02-21
2.VeracruzPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica2012-02-21
 MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl17,783Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl17,783Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 JaliscoNevado de Colima14,042Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ChiapasVolcán Tacaná13,343Chiapas Ranges 
 Distrito FederalCerro Ajusco12,917Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ColimaVolcán de Colima12,599Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MichoacánCerro Tancítaro12,598Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 CoahuilaCerro San Rafael12,271Sierra Madre Oriental 
 Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí12,205Sierra Madre Oriental 
 OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento12,205Sierra Madre del Sur 
 GuerreroCerro Teotepec11,680Sierra Madre del Sur 
 TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada11,549Sierra Madre Oriental 
 GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano11,090Mexican Plateau 
 QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano11,090Mexican Plateau 
 HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán11,089Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 DurangoCerro Gordo11,030Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora10,870Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ZacatecasCerro El Refugio10,499Mexican Plateau 
 San Luis PotosíCerro Grande10,499Mexican Plateau 
 Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo10,154Baja California 
 AguascalientesSierra Fría9974Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco9728Sierra Madre Occidental 
 NayaritCerro Del Faro9121Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SonoraCerro San Jose8924Mexican Plateau 
 Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point6890Baja California 
 TabascoTabasco High Point3872Chiapas Ranges 
 CampecheCerro Champerico1313Yucatan 
 Quintana RooCerro El Charro820Yucatan 
 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.


  • 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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