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New Mexico County High Points

Showing John Vitz's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (28 out of 33, or 84.85%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Southwest New Mexico Ranges35351984-05-30
2.TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091984-06-08
3.CibolaMount Taylor11,301Southeast Colorado Plateau40942001-10-12
3.McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166Southeast Colorado Plateau6162001-10-12
5.ColfaxLittle Costilla Peak12,584Sangre de Cristo Range24242003-09-13
6.San MiguelElk Mountain11,661Sangre de Cristo Range5812003-09-14
6.HardingSugarloaf Mountain6455Southern Great Plains3602003-09-14
8.Santa FeSanta Fe Baldy12,622Sangre de Cristo Range19822003-09-15
8.BernalilloSandia Crest10,678Southeast New Mexico Ranges40982003-09-15
10.TorranceManzano Peak10,098Southeast New Mexico Ranges32382003-10-05
10.ValenciaGallo Peak-Southwest Ridge8960Southeast New Mexico Ranges02003-10-05
12.OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges55332003-10-06
12.LincolnLookout Mountain11,580Southeast New Mexico Ranges3802003-10-06
14.ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Southeast New Mexico Ranges6492003-10-07
15.Doña AnaOrgan Needle8980Southeast New Mexico Ranges37002003-10-09
16.LunaCookes Peak8408Southwest New Mexico Ranges25682003-10-10
17.SocorroSouth Baldy10,783Southwest New Mexico Ranges38032003-10-12
17.GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges25252003-10-12
17.SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges25252003-10-12
20.LeaLea County High Point4476Southern Great Plains02004-04-12
21.EddyDog Canyon Rim7480Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges3602004-04-13
22.MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40012004-09-02
22.Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40012004-09-02
24.UnionSierra Grande8720Southern Great Plains18802007-10-13
25.CurryCurry County High Point4792Southern Great Plains02007-10-14
25.RooseveltRoosevelt County High Point4780Southern Great Plains02007-10-14
27.De BacaLoma Alta5583Southeast New Mexico Ranges1282007-10-15
27.QuayLuciano Mesa-East Area5560Southern Great Plains02007-10-15
 SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Southeast Colorado Plateau2454 
 Los AlamosCaballo Mountain-Southwest Slope10,480Southeast Colorado Plateau0 
 San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Navajo Area1508 
 HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Southwest New Mexico Ranges3250 
 GuadalupeMesa Leon6339Southeast New Mexico Ranges364 

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List Description

Andy Martin was the first to complete this list, on 10/7/1995.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1992 by Andy Martin.
  • By 1995 I had determined several of these points, and most information on individual peak pages was self-researched.


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