Capulin Mountain, New Mexico

Prominence: 1002 ft, 306 m

Elevation: 8182 feet, 2494 meters

True Isolation: 6.83 mi, 11 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8185 ft / 2495 m
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 47' 2'' N, 103° 58' 5'' W
36.783759, -103.968107 (Dec Deg)
592075 E 4071381 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionUnion

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     U.S. National Monument High Points (Rank #19)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 188
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 180)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1997-07-01 by B Caffee
     2009-06-27 by Chris Bird
     2009-08-15 by Mark Prier
     2010-04-17 by James Barlow
     2010-05-05 by Richard Oestreicher
     2010-05-28 by Richard Partridge
     2010-08-14 by Peter Stone
     2012-01-04 by Ben Baron
     2012-03-03 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2015-08-15 by Rob Anthony
     2016-03-15 by Caleb Morris
     2016-05-27 by PJ Anderer
     2016-08-03 by Lance Biggers
     2016-11-12 by Jason Wiltshire
     2017-06-05 by Matt Sedlak (GPS Track)
     2017-06-09 by Beth Lakin
     2017-07-08 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2018-05-08 by Alicia Welshimer
     2019-05-15 by Earl Beam (GPS Track)
     2019-06-17 by Dennis Stewart
     2019-07-20 by Jeffrey Kabel
     2020-12-22 by Alexander OConnor
     2020-12-24 by Shane Kramer
     2021-04-08 by Clint Baechle (GPS Track)
     2021-05-30 by Wilder Leavitt (GPS Track)
     2021-07-13 by Scott Chruszcz
     2021-07-23 by Arthur Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-07-23 by Brett Marciasini (GPS Track)
     2021-07-27 by JohnE Sarna (GPS Track)
     2021-09-07 by Brian Anderson
     2022-07-16 by Nathan Hart
     2022-10-10 by Maggie Zarlengo (GPS Track)
     2022-12-17 by Stan Barlow (GPS Track)

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Capulin Volcano from Highway 325 (2010-08-14). Photo by Peter Stone.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1002 ft/306 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1022 ft/312 m
  Key Col: 7180 ft/2188 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.83 mi/11 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.7125, -103.8825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sierra Grande  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Great Plains
Range4: Southern Great Plains
Range5: Raton Mesas
Drainage BasinsArkansas
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Capulin Volcano National Monument (Highest Point)
Topo MapFolsom O36103g8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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1992 photo from summit of Capulin shortly after passing summer storm and low sun angle created cone shadow (1992-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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