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Mexico State High Points

Showing J Mitchell's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (3 out of 32, or 9.38%)

RankStatePeak Elev-M
Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
24.AguascalientesSierra Fría3030Sierra Madre Occidental 
23.Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo3095Baja California 
28.Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point2090Baja California 
30.CampecheCerro Champerico395Yucatan 
7.ChiapasVolcán Tacaná4067Chiapas Ranges 
20.ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora3308Sierra Madre Occidental 
8.Ciudad de MéxicoCerro Ajusco3937Cordillera Neovolcanica 
12.CoahuilaCerro San Rafael3715Sierra Madre Oriental 
10.ColimaVolcán de Colima3830Cordillera Neovolcanica 
19.DurangoCerro Gordo3357Sierra Madre Occidental 
17.GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano3366Mexican Plateau 
14.GuerreroCerro Tiotepec3550Sierra Madre del Sur 
16.HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán3375Cordillera Neovolcanica 
6.JaliscoNevado de Colima4270Cordillera Neovolcanica 
3.MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl5413Cordillera Neovolcanica 
9.MichoacánCerro Tancítaro3840Cordillera Neovolcanica 
3.MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl5413Cordillera Neovolcanica 
26.NayaritCerro Del Faro2770Sierra Madre Occidental 
11.Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí3720Sierra Madre Oriental 
13.OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento3710Sierra Madre del Sur 
1.PueblaPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica2009-12-10
17.QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano3366Mexican Plateau 
31.Quintana RooCerro El Charro245Yucatan 
22.San Luis PotosíCerro Grande3175Mexican Plateau 
25.SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco2960Sierra Madre Occidental 
27.SonoraCerro San Jose2710Mexican Plateau 
29.TabascoTabasco High Point1145Chiapas Ranges 
15.TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada3515Sierra Madre Oriental 
5.TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche4438Cordillera Neovolcanica2009-12-07
1.VeracruzPico de Orizaba5636Cordillera Neovolcanica2009-12-10
32.YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz210Yucatan 
21.ZacatecasCerro El Refugio3200Mexican Plateau 

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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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