Picacho del Diablo, Mexico

Prominence: 2115 m, 6939 ft

Elevation: 3095 meters, 10,154 feet

True Isolation: 334.31 km, 207.73 mi
Alternate Name(s)Cerro de la Encantada; Big Picacho; La Providencia; El Picacho Blanco
SubpeaksPicacho del Diablo-Pico Sur (3090 m/10,138 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)30° 59' 33'' N, 115° 22' 31'' W
30.992525, -115.375307 (Dec Deg)
655125 E 3429906 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBaja California (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Picacho del Diablo:
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #78)
     Mexico State High Points (Rank #23)
     Desert Peaks Section Emblem Peaks (Rank #5)
     North America Range3 High Points (Rank #29)
     Sierra Club Desert Peaks Section (Rank #19)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #39)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #82)
     North America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #63)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #404)
     Ultras of North America (Rank #78)
     Ultras of Mexico (Rank #7)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1995-05-28 by Richard Carey (GPS Track)
     2002-05-25 by Adam Helman
     2012-04-13 by James Barlow (Unsuccessful)
     2012-05-28 by Greg Gerlach
     2013-05-25 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2014-04-26 by Greg Gerlach (GPS Track)
     2014-05-04 by Craig Barlow
     2014-05-17 by Matthew Hengst
     2014-11-18 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2014-11-18 by Adam Walker
     2015-03-30 by Beth Lakin (Unsuccessful)
     2015-11-09 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2015-11-09 by James Barlow
     2016-06-07 by James Morehouse
     2017-10-02 by Sandy Lara
     2017-10-02 by Mat Kelliher (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2018-04-14 by Connor McEntee (GPS Track)
     2018-04-14 by Marcus Lostracco

View ascents of peak by registered members (82 total)

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The west side of Picacho del Diablo as seen from Scout Peak (2014-05-03). Photo by Craig Barlow.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2115 m/6939 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2135 m/7004 ft
  Line Parent: Marion Mountain
  Key Col: 980 m/3215 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 334.31 km/207.73 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 33.7942, -116.6875
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Marion Mountain  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Pacific Ranges
Range3: Baja California (Highest Point)
Range4: Northern Baja California (Highest Point)
Range5: Sierra San Pedro Martir (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Sea of Cortez-Baja
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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South Summit of Picacho del Diablo from the North Summit (1970-04-11). Photo by John Vitz.
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Ascending the slabs known as "Wall Street" (1995-05-28). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Picacho del Diablo seen from Blue Bottle peak in the late afternoon sun (2018-04-14). Photo by Marcus Lostracco.
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