Nevado de Colima, Mexico

Prominence: 2700 m, 8858 ft

Elevation: 4260+ meters, 13,976+ feet

True Isolation: 405.16 km, 251.75 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4260 - 4280 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Alternate Name(s)Tzapotépetl
SubpeaksCerro La Calle (3960 m/12,992 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 33' 48'' N, 103° 36' 31'' W
19.563259, -103.608691 (Dec Deg)
645947 E 2163746 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
State/ProvinceJalisco (Highest Point)

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     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #12)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Unranked)
     North America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #44)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #26)
     Ultras of North America (Rank #26)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #304)
     Ultras of Mexico (Rank #3)
     Mexico State High Points (Rank #6)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 22
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 22)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-02-08 by Ben Lostracco
     2011-12-27 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2011-12-27 by Adam Helman
     2014-12-12 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2016-01-08 by Stefan Messing
     2017-01-16 by Adam Walker
     2018-12-08 by Ted Ehrlich (GPS Track)
     2019-12-23 by Jose M Martínez (GPS Track)

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Nevado de Colima on the left and the active Volcan de Colima on the right. Taken from the southwest on the Sierra Manantlan Plateau (2010-01-24). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2700 m/8858 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2740 m/8988 ft
  Line Parent: Pico de Aguila
  Key Col: 1560 m/5118 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 405.16 km/251.75 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.11, -99.7825
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Prieto  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Western Neovolcanica (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean

Laguna Zapotlan
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional del Nevado de Colima (Highest Point)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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