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New Mexico County High Points

Showing David Olson's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (22 out of 33, or 66.67%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.BernalilloSandia Crest10,678Southeast New Mexico Ranges40981985-12-20
2.OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges55331985-12-27
3.TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091986-07-05
4.Santa FeSanta Fe Baldy12,622Sangre de Cristo Range19821994-07-30
5.Los AlamosCaballo Mountain-Southwest Slope10,480Southeast Colorado Plateau01995-05-28
6.HardingSugarloaf Mountain6455Southern Great Plains3601995-09-02
7.San MiguelElk Mountain11,661Sangre de Cristo Range5811995-09-03
8.MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40011995-09-04
8.Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40011995-09-04
10.SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Southeast Colorado Plateau24541995-10-06
11.ColfaxLittle Costilla Peak12,584Sangre de Cristo Range24241995-10-07
12.De BacaLoma Alta5583Southeast New Mexico Ranges1281997-04-05
12.QuayLuciano Mesa-East Area5560Southern Great Plains01997-04-05
12.RooseveltRoosevelt County High Point4780Southern Great Plains01997-04-05
15.CurryCurry County High Point4792Southern Great Plains01997-04-06
16.GuadalupeMesa Leon6339Southeast New Mexico Ranges3641997-11-28
17.McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166Southeast Colorado Plateau6161998-05-27
18.UnionSierra Grande8720Southern Great Plains18801999-05-13
19.EddyDog Canyon Rim7480Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges3602001-09-27
20.ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Southeast New Mexico Ranges6492001-09-28
21.LincolnLookout Mountain11,580Southeast New Mexico Ranges3802001-09-29
22.LeaLea County High Point4476Southern Great Plains02001-09-30
 CibolaMount Taylor11,301Southeast Colorado Plateau4094 
 CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Southwest New Mexico Ranges3535 
 SocorroSouth Baldy10,783Southwest New Mexico Ranges3803 
 GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges2525 
 SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges2525 
 TorranceManzano Peak10,098Southeast New Mexico Ranges3238 
 San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Navajo Area1508 
 Doña AnaOrgan Needle8980Southeast New Mexico Ranges3700 
 ValenciaGallo Peak-Southwest Ridge8960Southeast New Mexico Ranges0 
 HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Southwest New Mexico Ranges3250 
 LunaCookes Peak8408Southwest New Mexico Ranges2568 

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List Description

Andy Martin was the first to complete this list, on 10/7/1995.


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1992 by Andy Martin.
  • By 1995 I had determined several of these points, and most information on individual peak pages was self-researched.


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