Chiricahua Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointChiricahua Peak (9759 ft/2975 m)
CountriesUnited States (91%), Mexico (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesArizona (91%), Sonora (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,675 sq mi / 6,929 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent90 mi / 144 km North-South
49 mi / 78 km East-West
Center Lat/Long31° 43' N; 109° 28' W
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Map of Chiricahua Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Chiricahua Area.
Southeast Arizona RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northeast Tucson AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Huachuca AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Piñaleno AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bisbee-Tombstone AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Dragoon-Mule MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Chiricahua AreaLevel 5
                 Dos Cabezas MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Chiricahua MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Swisshelm MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Pedregosa MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Perilla MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         Peloncillo MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Chiricahua Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Chiricahua Peak97592975 
2.Flys Peak96672947 
3.Anita Peak96662946 
4.Snowshed Peak96652946 
5.South Flys Peak95702917 
6.Raspberry Peak9400+2865+ 
7.Paint Rock93752858 
8.Monte Vista Peak93572852 
9.Finnicum Peak90102746 
10.Sentinel Peak9000+2743+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Swisshelm Mountain71852190Swisshelm Mountains
2.Pedregosa Mountains High Point65401993Pedregosa Mountains
3.College Peaks63881947Perilla Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Chiricahua Area

Swisshelm Mountain
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Swisshelm Mountain from its northwest ridge (2010-11-07). Photo by Ken Jones.
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