West Las Cruces Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCookes Peak (8408 ft/2563 m)
CountriesUnited States (76%), Mexico (24%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesNew Mexico (76%), Chihuahua (24%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area6,432 sq mi / 16,659 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent89 mi / 142 km North-South
118 mi / 189 km East-West
Center Lat/Long32° 4' N; 107° 31' W
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Map of West Las Cruces Ranges
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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 West Las Cruces Ranges.
Southwest New Mexico RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         West-Central Rio Grande AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tularosa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         San Mateo Mountains (South)Level 5 (Sibling)
         Mogollon MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Black RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Summit MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Silver City RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Animas AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West Las Cruces RangesLevel 5

Major Peaks of the West Las Cruces Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cookes Peak84082563 
2.Rattlesnake Ridge77462361 
3.Cerro Grande7546+2300+ 
4.Florida Peak North74602274 
5.Gym Peak71062166 
6.Magdalena Peak66252019 
7.Flying W Mountain62251897 
8.Cedar Mountain62151894 
9.Peak 606260621848 
10.Tailholt Mountain60271837 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the West Las Cruces Ranges

Cookes Peak
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East side of Cookes Peak, January 2001 (2001-01-04). Photo by Richard Carey.
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