Simpson Peak, New Mexico

Prominence: 56 ft, 17 m

Elevation: 12,976 feet, 3955 meters

True Isolation: 0.43 mi, 0.69 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,981 ft / 3957 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 32' 57'' N, 105° 24' 52'' W
36.549031, -105.414514 (Dec Deg)
462901 E 4044927 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/Second Level RegionTaos

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 80
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Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-09-15 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2012-09-22 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2017-07-03 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2018-06-06 by Gary Neben
     2018-06-08 by Stav Basis
     2018-06-16 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2019-06-02 by Tyler King
     2019-06-29 by William Musser
     2019-07-16 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2019-10-06 by Tyler King
     2019-11-09 by Alexander OConnor
     2020-06-12 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2020-08-03 by Eric Smith (GPS Track)
     2020-08-03 by Bob Burd
     2020-09-07 by Atlin Johnson
     2020-09-18 by Will Wente (GPS Track)
     2021-06-12 by Austin Mueller (GPS Track)
     2021-07-16 by Phil Robinson (GPS Track)
     2021-07-19 by Dennis Stewart
     2021-09-10 by Kevin Smith
     2022-08-21 by Nathan Hart (GPS Track)

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On Simpson looking at traverse (2018-06-06). Photo by Gary Neben.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 56 ft/17 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 96 ft/29 m
  Line Parent: Old Mike Peak
  Key Col: 12,920 ft/3938 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.43 mi/0.69 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.555, -105.4167
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Old Mike Peak  (NNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Taos Mountains
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Carson National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area
Topo MapWheeler Peak O36105e4 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Simpson Peak(far right) photographed from Wheeler Peak. Taller peak to the left is Old Mike Peak (2008-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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