Deception Peak, New Mexico

Prominence: 0 ft, 0 m

Elevation: 12,320+ feet, 3755+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 0.13 mi, 0.21 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 12,320 - 12,360 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 12,324 ft / 3756 m
    (Range 12,324 - 12,364 ft)
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)35° 47' 42'' N; 105° 46' 22'' W
35.79489, -105.772823 (Dec Deg)
430167E 3961475N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionSanta Fe

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-10-10 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2013-09-23 by Trey Pinkerton
     2014-08-09 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)

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Many local climbers around Santa Fe refer to this as Deception Peak, probably because it's a false summit for nearby Lake Peak. There are a couple of trip reports under this name at
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Deception Peak, one of the high 12,000 foot peaks of northern New Mexico (2008-10-10). Photo by Phil Robinson.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 0 ft/0 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 80 ft/24 m
  Key Col: 12,320 ft/3755 m
Isolation0.13 mi/0.21 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Lake Peak  (NE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Santa Fe Mountains
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Santa Fe National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Pecos Wilderness Area
Topo MapAspen Basin O35105g7 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Richard Oestreicher.
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