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Northern Baja California

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointPicacho del Diablo (3095 m/10,154 ft)
CountriesMexico
States/ProvincesBaja California (87%), Baja California Sur (12%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area81,356 sq km / 31,411 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,080 km / 671 mi North-South
2,507 km / 1,558 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long29° 57' N; 114° 43' W
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Map of Northern Baja California
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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 Northern Baja California.
Baja CaliforniaLevel 3 (Parent)
         Northern Baja CaliforniaLevel 4
                 Sierra JuarezLevel 5 (Child)
                 Sierra San Pedro MartirLevel 5 (Child)
                 West Colorado DeltaLevel 5 (Child)
         Southern Baja CaliforniaLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Northern Baja California

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Picacho del Diablo309510,154Sierra San Pedro Martir
2.Cerro Botella Azul2940+9646+Sierra San Pedro Martir
3.Scout Peak2840+9318+Sierra San Pedro Martir
4.Tres Palomas2780+9121+Sierra San Pedro Martir
5.Sierra Juarez High Point1980+6496+Sierra Juarez
6.Volcán Las Tres Vírgenes19516401 
7.Cerro Santa Isabel1900+6234+Sierra Juarez
8.Cerro La Sandía1800+5906+ 
9.Pico Matomi1700+5577+Sierra San Pedro Martir
10.Sierra Juarez Peak 16801680+5512+Sierra Juarez
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 NamemftRange5
1.Picacho del Diablo309510,154Sierra San Pedro Martir
2.Sierra Juarez High Point1980+6496+Sierra Juarez
3.Cerro Pescadores1080+3543+West Colorado Delta



Photos of Peaks in the Northern Baja California

Picacho del Diablo
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The west side of Picacho del Diablo as seen from Scout Peak (2014-05-03). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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Volcán Las Tres Vírgenes
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Looking at the west side of Tres Virgenes showing the route up and down (2009-02-09). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Pico Risco
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Pico Risco from Guadalupe Canyon (2015-02-22). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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Whip Benchmark
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summit viewed from the 4x4 access road (2022-05-08). Photo by Travis Curry.
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Nopal Benchmark
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If you climb up the canyon from the trailhead, you will eventually come to a road that leads to the radio towers and the cluster of rocks that mark the Nopal Benchmark. Be advsised that the alleged benchmark is on the south side of the summit block (2022-02-10). Photo by Jeffrey Swain.
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Tahe Benchmark
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Tahe viewed from the west, coming down from Blue Angels Peak (2022-05-08). Photo by Travis Curry.
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Jacumba Wilderness High Point
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A rope ladder plus a couple companions are helpful to reach the top of the boulder of Peak 4038ft. Photo by Mark Adrian (2019-03-18). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Quirk Benchmark
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looking up at summit from the 4x4 road (2022-05-08). Photo by Travis Curry.
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Gold Benchmark
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Gold Benchmark, boulders are very large (2022-05-08). Photo by Travis Curry.
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Jade Benchmark
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The trailhead is past Jacumba Hot Springs and the Jacumba Gliderport, east on Old Highway 80. To the left of the shade structure is a road that will take you halfway up (2020-02-18). Photo by Jeffrey Swain.
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