Sierra Blanca Peak, New Mexico

Prominence: 5533 ft, 1686 m

Elevation: 11,973 feet, 3649 meters

True Isolation: 165.7 mi, 266.67 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 11,977 ft / 3650 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)33° 22' 28'' N; 105° 48' 32'' W
33.374326, -105.808807 (Dec Deg)
424764E 3693078N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionOtero (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Sierra Blanca at Trip Report for Otero, NM by Andy Martin Trip Report for Otero, NM by John Garner Trip Report for Otero, NM by John Mitchler Trip Report for Otero, NM by Scott Casterlin Trip Report for Otero, NM by Bob Bolton

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Lists that contain Sierra Blanca Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #36)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #68)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #39)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #36)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #16)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #79)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #86)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #9)
     Most Isolated Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #17)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #33)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #28)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #36)
     New Mexico County High Points (Rank #6)
     USA Lower 48 Range3 High Points (Rank #9)
     Most Prominent Peaks of the U.S. States (Rank #15)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #36)
     The USA Second Lap List (Rank #7)
     United States Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #34)
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #21)
     New Mexico Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #1)
     New Mexico County Prominence Peaks (Rank #1)
     New Mexico Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1977-06 by Steve Dowling
     1985 by Don Wenner
     2008-11-15 by Robert Stewart
     2009-07-01 by Dominic Bowcutt
     2012-05-04 by Richard Oestreicher (Unsuccessful)
     2012-08-25 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2013-05-23 by Don Wenner
     2013-06-30 by Richard Oestreicher
     2013-09-01 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2013-09-08 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2014-06-07 by Lou Hibbard
     2014-06-17 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2015-05-31 by Rob Anthony
     2015-10-31 by Dave Covill (Unsuccessful)
     2016-04-25 by Dustin Erickson
     2016-07-02 by Dave Covill
     2016-07-04 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2016-07-22 by James Clisset
     2016-09-10 by Thomas Denham (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-10-14 by Thomas Denham (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (76 total)

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The view of Sierra Blanca Peak from Lookout Mountain (2016-10-14). Photo by Thomas Denham.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 5533 ft/1686 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5573 ft/1698 m
  Line Parent: Santa Fe Baldy
  Key Col: 6440 ft/1963 m
Isolation165.7 mi/266.67 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    South Penitente Peak  (N)
Isolation Limit Point: 35° 46' 41'' N; 105° 45' 51'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Southwest Basins and Ranges (Highest Point)
Range4: Southeast New Mexico Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Sacramento Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Rio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation (Highest Point)
Topo MapSierra Blanca Peak O33105c7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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