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New Mexico Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence

RankPeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscents
1.Sierra Blanca Peak553311,973Sacramento Mountains165.7122
2.South Baldy380310,783West-Central Rio Grande Area88.1113
3.Mount Taylor409411,301North San Mateo Mountains86.8182
4.Alegres Mountain236910,229Gallo-Datil Area54.57
5.Organ Needle37008980San Andres Mountains52.073
6.Whitewater Baldy353510,895Mogollon Mountains51.649
7.Sandia Crest409810,678East Albuquerque Ranges45.3329
8.Truchas Peak400113,102Santa Fe Mountains42.380
9.McKnight Mountain252510,165Black Range42.045
10.Manzano Peak323810,098Manzano Mountains41.369
11.Salinas Peak36058965San Andres Mountains39.98
12.South Sacramento Mountains High Point20959695Sacramento Mountains39.028
  or Benson Ridge6809680Sacramento Mountains5.917
13.Gallinas Peak21678637East Central New Mexico High Plateau37.221
14.Wind Mountain23407280El Paso Ranges37.214
15.Wheeler Peak340913,161Taos Mountains37.0810
16.Chicoma Mountain428111,561Jemez Mountains35.346
17.Animas Mountains High Point32508565Animas Area31.418
18.Timber Mountain28157565South East Rio Grande Ranges28.120
19.Capitan Mountains High Point326110,201Capitan Mountains28.128
20.Florida Peak North32107460West Las Cruces Ranges26.831
21.West Blue Mountain313610,336San Mateo Mountains (South)26.021
22.Ladrones Benchmark31309210West-Central Rio Grande Area25.830
23.Oscura Peak22798639San Andres Mountains25.59
24.Big Hatchet Peak36968356Animas Area22.728
25.San Andres Peak25158235San Andres Mountains22.21
26.Cookes Peak25688408West Las Cruces Ranges20.949
27.Brushy Mountain22807600Summit Mountains20.829
28.San Antonio Mountain210810,908Tusas Mountains18.825
29.Black Peak23499029Silver City Ranges17.628
30.Burro Peak20008020Silver City Ranges17.435
31.Placer Mountain20778897East Albuquerque Ranges15.718
32.Mount Withington231510,115San Mateo Mountains (South)14.931
33.Redondo Peak245411,254Jemez Mountains13.427
34.Hachita Peak21396639Animas Area12.620
35.Alamo Hueco Mountains20916851Animas Area11.712
36.Venado Peak297112,734Taos Mountains11.625
37.Eagle Peak22669786Tularosa Area11.523
38.Baldy Mountain268112,441Cimarron Range11.0135
 Santa Fe Baldy198212,622Santa Fe Mountains10.8129
39.Ute Mountain248310,093Taos Mountains10.419
40.Picuris Peak224110,801Central Sangre de Cristo Range of NM9.818
41.Mockingbird Mountains High Point21957475San Andres Mountains8.61
42.Little Costilla Peak242412,584Culebra Range7.540
43.Mount Phillips290111,741Cimarron Range7.373
44.Gardner Peak20527534San Andres Mountains5.60
45.Carrizo Peak26459605East Central New Mexico High Plateau.122
46.Cerro Vista249911,939Central Sangre de Cristo Range of NM.016

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List Description


  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 2000 by Edward Earl and Andy Martin.
  • List generation helped by Edward Earl's WinProm program.
  • Prominence values in this list may not agree 100% with sources, due to different interpretations of key col spot elevations and out-dated peak elevations in the PBC Database.


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