Tularosa Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointElk Mountain (9799 ft/2987 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew Mexico
Area1,661 sq mi / 4,303 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent60 mi / 96 km North-South
59 mi / 95 km East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 37' N; 108° 13' W
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Map of Tularosa Area
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Tularosa Area.
Southwest New Mexico RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         West-Central Rio Grande AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tularosa AreaLevel 5
         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 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Tularosa Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Elk Mountain97992987 
2.Eagle Peak97862983 
3.Buzzard Peak9680+2950+ 
4.Luera Peak94822890 
5.O Bar O Mountain94172870 
6.Peak 940394032866 
7.Black Mountain92872831 
8.Pelona Mountain92122808 
9.Wagontongue Mountain89792737 
10.Canyon Creek Mountains High Point89502728 
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 Tularosa Area

Luera Peak
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NM State Land Trust sign marking the entrance to the area. Located off NM-163 at virtual mile marker 9.6. (2019-11-05). Photo by Fred Brown.
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Pelona Mountain
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Trailhead-access gate to Pelona Mountain. Pelona is not visible, its hidden behind the peak on the right (2020-03-31). Photo by Fred Brown.
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