Glass Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGilliland Peak (6520+ ft/1987+ m)
CountriesUnited States
Area8,362 sq mi / 21,658 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent116 mi / 187 km North-South
137 mi / 220 km East-West
Center Lat/Long30° 31' N; 102° 29' W
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Map of Glass Mountains
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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 Glass Mountains.
Trans-Pecos Texas RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         El Paso RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Van Horn AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Presidio County AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Guadalupe MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Delaware MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Davis MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Glass MountainsLevel 5
         Big Bend RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Glass Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Gilliland Peak6520+1987+ 
2.Old Blue Mountain62861916 
3.Pecos County High Point54721668 
4.Housetop Mountain54551663 
5.Peak 54405440+1658+ 
6.Peak 53405340+1628+ 
7.Shely Peaks High Point5200+1585+ 
8.Peak 46004600+1402+ 
9.Peak 418241821275 
10.Terrell County High Point37651148 
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 Glass Mountains

Val Verde County High Point
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Val Verde County High Point at the "Tres Ninos Ranch" large plateau, photo taken by Dick Ellsworth (2019-03-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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