Pico Risco, Mexico

Prominence: 100 m, 328 ft

Elevation: 1520+ meters, 4987+ feet

True Isolation: 1.85 km, 1.15 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1520 - 1540 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Pico Rasco
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 8' 2'' N, 115° 48' 39'' W
32.133951, -115.810865 (Dec Deg)
612160 E 3555902 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBaja California

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Lists that contain Pico Risco:
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #68)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 90
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 79)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1993-01-31 by Asher Waxman
     2012-01-14 by Greg Gerlach
     2014-01-12 by Matthew Hengst
     2015-02-01 by Harlan Stockman
     2015-02-22 by Craig Barlow
     2016-01-22 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2016-01-22 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2017-12-27 by James Morehouse
     2017-12-27 by Sandy Lara
     2019-01-05 by Peter Lara (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2019-04-14 by Robert May (GPS Track)
     2021-11-13 by Sandy Lara
     2021-11-13 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2022-02-04 by Adam Walker

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Pico Risco from Guadalupe Canyon (2015-02-22). Photo by Mark McCormick.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 100 m/328 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 140 m/458 ft
  Line Parent: Sierra Juarez Peak 1680
  Key Col: 1420 m/4659 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.85 km/1.15 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 32.1192, -115.82
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Sierra Juarez Peak 1680  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Baja California
Range4: Northern Baja California
Range5: Sierra Juarez
Drainage BasinsLago Salada
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Topo MapArroyo del Sauz I11D84 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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A climber making the step to the final summit block of Pico Risco (1990-06-23). Photo by Richard Carey.
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