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New Mexico County High Points

Showing Mark Nichols's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (33 out of 33, or 100%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 4) Prom-Ft Ascent Date
1.San MiguelElk Mountain11,661Sangre de Cristo Range581Unknown
1.LincolnLookout Mountain11,580Southeast New Mexico Ranges380Unknown
1.Los AlamosCaballo Mountain-Southwest Slope10,480Southeast Colorado Plateau0Unknown
1.San JuanBeautiful Mountain9388Navajo Area1508Unknown
1.McKinleyCerros de Alejandro9166Southeast Colorado Plateau616Unknown
1.ValenciaGallo Peak-Southwest Ridge8960Southeast New Mexico Ranges0Unknown
1.EddyDog Canyon Rim7480Trans-Pecos Texas Ranges360Unknown
1.ChavesOne Tree Peak7089Southeast New Mexico Ranges649Unknown
1.HardingSugarloaf Mountain6455Southern Great Plains360Unknown
1.GuadalupeMesa Leon6339Southeast New Mexico Ranges364Unknown
1.De BacaLoma Alta5583Southeast New Mexico Ranges128Unknown
1.QuayLuciano Mesa-East Area5560Southern Great Plains0Unknown
1.CurryCurry County High Point4792Southern Great Plains0Unknown
1.RooseveltRoosevelt County High Point4780Southern Great Plains0Unknown
1.LeaLea County High Point4476Southern Great Plains0Unknown
16.LunaCookes Peak8408Southwest New Mexico Ranges25681993-10-23
17.CatronWhitewater Baldy10,895Southwest New Mexico Ranges35351995-08-05
18.GrantMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges25251995-11-22
18.SierraMcKnight Mountain10,165Southwest New Mexico Ranges25251995-11-22
20.SocorroSouth Baldy10,783Southwest New Mexico Ranges38031996-05-29
21.Santa FeSanta Fe Baldy12,622Sangre de Cristo Range19821998-08-30
22.BernalilloSandia Crest10,678Southeast New Mexico Ranges40981998-08-31
23.MoraTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40011998-09-01
23.Rio ArribaTruchas Peak13,102Sangre de Cristo Range40011998-09-01
25.TaosWheeler Peak13,161Sangre de Cristo Range34091998-09-04
26.CibolaMount Taylor11,301Southeast Colorado Plateau40941998-09-18
27.OteroSierra Blanca Peak11,973Southeast New Mexico Ranges55331998-09-26
28.HidalgoAnimas Mountains High Point8565Southwest New Mexico Ranges32501998-10-26
29.ColfaxLittle Costilla Peak12,584Sangre de Cristo Range24241999-03-09
30.TorranceManzano Peak10,098Southeast New Mexico Ranges32381999-05-29
31.Doña AnaOrgan Needle8980Southeast New Mexico Ranges37001999-12-18
32.UnionSierra Grande8720Southern Great Plains18802000-06-24
33.SandovalRedondo Peak11,254Southeast Colorado Plateau24542000-07-18

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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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