Picacho del Diablo, Mexico

Prominence: 2115 m, 6939 ft

Elevation: 3095 meters, 10,154 feet

Approx. Isolation: 334.51 km, 207.86 mi
Alternate Name(s)Cerro de la Encantada; Big Picacho; La Providencia; El Picacho Blanco
SubpeaksPicacho del Diablo-Pico Sur (3090 m/10,138 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)30° 59' 33'' N; 115° 22' 31'' W
30.992525, -115.375307 (Dec Deg)
655125E 3429906N Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBaja California (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Picacho del Diablo:
     Mexico State High Points (Rank #23)
     Desert Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #5)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #78)
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #29)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #20)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #70)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #43)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #39)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1995-05-28 by Richard Carey (GPS Track)
     2002-05-25 by Adam Helman
     2012-04-13 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2013-05-25 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-04-26 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2014-05-17 by Matthew Hengst
     2014-11-18 by Adam Walker
     2014-11-18 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2015-03-30 by Beth Lakin (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (60 total)

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The west side of Picacho del Diablo as seen from Scout Peak (2014-05-03). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2115 m/6939 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2135 m/7004 ft
  Line Parent: Marion Mountain
  Key Col: 980 m/3215 ft
Isolation334.51 km/207.86 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Marion Mountain  (NNW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Baja California (Highest Point)
Range4: Northern Baja California (Highest Point)
Range5: Sierra San Pedro Martir (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Sea of Cortez-Baja
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
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South Summit of Picacho del Diablo from the North Summit (1970-04-11). Photo by John Vitz.
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Ascending the slabs known as "Wall Street" (1995-05-28). Photo by Richard Carey.
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