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Mexico State High Points

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RankStatePeak Elev-M Range (Level 3)AscentsAscent Date
1.PueblaPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica283 
1.VeracruzPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica283 
3.TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche4438Cordillera Neovolcanica154 
4.Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo3095Baja California83 
5.MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl5413Cordillera Neovolcanica39 
5.MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl5413Cordillera Neovolcanica39 
7.Ciudad de MéxicoCerro Ajusco3937Cordillera Neovolcanica33 
8.JaliscoNevado de Colima4260Cordillera Neovolcanica18 
8.Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point2080Baja California18 
10.ChiapasVolcán Tacaná4067Chiapas Ranges16 
11.MichoacánCerro Tancítaro3840Cordillera Neovolcanica9 
12.Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí3720Sierra Madre Oriental7 
13.CoahuilaCerro San Rafael3715Sierra Madre Oriental6 
13.HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán3370Cordillera Neovolcanica6 
15.TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada3510Sierra Madre Oriental5 
15.GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano3366Mexican Plateau5 
15.QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano3366Mexican Plateau5 
18.DurangoCerro Gordo3352Sierra Madre Occidental4 
19.ColimaVolcán de Colima3820Cordillera Neovolcanica3 
19.ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora3303Sierra Madre Occidental3 
19.SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco2955Sierra Madre Occidental3 
22.OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento3700Sierra Madre del Sur1 
22.GuerreroCerro Tiotepec3540Sierra Madre del Sur1 
22.SonoraCerro Pico Guacamayas2620Sierra Madre Occidental1 
22.TabascoTabasco High Point1140Chiapas Ranges1 
22.CampecheCerro Champerico390Yucatan1 
22.Quintana RooCerro El Charro240Yucatan1 
22.YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz210Yucatan1 
29.ZacatecasCerro El Refugio3200Mexican Plateau0 
29.San Luis PotosíCerro Grande3170Mexican Plateau0 
29.AguascalientesSierra Fría3020Sierra Madre Occidental0 
29.NayaritCerro Del Faro2760Sierra Madre Occidental0 

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List Description

There are 31 States in Mexico, plus the Distrito Federal of Mexico City, for a total of 32 state equivalents. Owing to the state of mapping in Mexico, many of these peaks on this list are tentative and not particularly precise. Relatively good 1:50,000 topo maps exist for the country, but they do not always show the state lines very well.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1991 by Andy Martin. An excellent source, with "Certainty" ratings for each peak as to whether or not it is the high point.
  • My own research, checking, and judgement calls.
  • Internet sites listed below.
  • Links

         Mexico State High Points
         XPMexico--Mountains of Mexico


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