New Mexico 12,000-foot Peaks
Ranked Peaks have 280 feet of Clean Prominence
Showing Bill Hebert's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks
|Rank||Peak|| Elev-Ft || Prom-Ft ||Range (Level 5)||Isol-Mi||Ascent Date|
|1.||Truchas Peak||13,102||4001||Santa Fe Mountains||42.3||1993-09-03|
|2.||Little Costilla Peak||12,584||2424||Culebra Range||7.8||1993-09-07|
|3.||Wheeler Peak||13,161||3409||Taos Mountains||37.0||2003-05-01|
| ||North Truchas Peak||13,024||624||Santa Fe Mountains||.9|| |
| ||Big Costilla Peak||12,931||1451||Culebra Range||13.4|| |
| ||Lake Fork Peak||12,881||601||Taos Mountains||1.6|| |
| ||Vintrero Benchmark||12,881||711||Culebra Range||3.9|| |
| ||Chimayosos Peak||12,841||841||Santa Fe Mountains||1.3|| |
| ||Jicarita Peak||12,835||715||Santa Fe Mountains||6.1|| |
| ||Peak 12819||12,819||459||Taos Mountains||1.1|| |
| ||Venado Peak||12,734||2971||Taos Mountains||11.8|| |
| ||Gold Hill||12,716||1796||Taos Mountains||6.1|| |
| ||Latir Peak||12,708||308||Taos Mountains||1.2|| |
| ||Sheepshead Peak||12,696||456||Santa Fe Mountains||.8|| |
| ||Vallecito Mountain||12,643||803||Taos Mountains||1.5|| |
| ||Santa Barbara Peak||12,640||480||Santa Fe Mountains||3.0|| |
| ||Santa Fe Baldy||12,622||1982||Santa Fe Mountains||11.0|| |
| ||Trouble Benchmark||12,622||302||Santa Fe Mountains||2.0|| |
| ||Virsylvia Peak||12,594||314||Taos Mountains||.8|| |
| ||East Pecos Baldy||12,529||889||Santa Fe Mountains||3.5|| |
| ||Barbara Peak||12,515||435||Santa Fe Mountains||1.0|| |
| ||Peak 12456||12,456||376||Taos Mountains||1.4|| |
| ||Cabresto Peak||12,448||288||Taos Mountains||.8|| |
| ||Baldy Mountain||12,441||2681||Cimarron Range||11.3|| |
| ||Jarocito Creek Peak||12,440||335||Culebra Range||1.2|| |
| ||Lake Peak||12,409||1329||Santa Fe Mountains||2.6|| |
| ||Redonda Peak||12,357||637||Santa Fe Mountains||2.2|| |
| ||Pueblo Peak||12,305||1225||Taos Mountains||3.2|| |
| ||Trampas Peak||12,170||970||Santa Fe Mountains||1.9|| |
| ||Bull Creek Peak||12,170||290||Taos Mountains||.4|| |
| ||Pueblo Peak-West Peak||12,160||440||Taos Mountains||.5|| |
| ||Baldy Cabin Peak||12,116||436||Taos Mountains||.7|| |
| ||Lobo Peak||12,115||940||Taos Mountains||4.5|| |
| ||Touch-Me-Not Mountain||12,044||924||Cimarron Range||3.5|| |
| ||Peak 12040||12,040||280||Taos Mountains||1.0|| |
| ||Peak 12014||12,014||374||Taos Mountains||.9|| |
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This list shows the highest peaks in New Mexico. All of the "12ers" in the state are located in the Sange del Cristo Mountains, stretching south from the Colorado state line to near Santa Fe.
To be ranked on this list, a peak must have a clean prominence of 280 feet, which is generally equivalent to an interpolated prominence of 300 feet. This is the most commonly-used standard used in Colorado for the 14er and 13er lists in that state, and seems appropriate for New Mexico as well.
Many thanks to Phil Robinson, who supplied many of the peaks on this list.
Map Showing Location of Peaks
= Peaks climbed by Bill Hebert = Unclimbed peaksClick on a peak to see its name and a clickable link.
(Map only shows peaks ranked by clean prominence)
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