Sierra Negra, Mexico

Prominence: 500 m, 1640 ft

Elevation: 4580+ meters, 15,026+ feet

True Isolation: 4.58 km, 2.85 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4580 - 4600 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Local or Alternate Name(s)Indigenous Name: Tlilt√©petl
Indigenous Name: Atzintli
Peak TypeSub-Peak (Volcanic), subsidiary to Pico de Orizaba
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)18° 59' 9'' N, 97° 18' 51'' W
18.985883, -97.314045 (Dec Deg)
677482 E 2100115 N, Zone 14 (UTM)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 26
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 26)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-12-05 by David Olson
     2014-12-23 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2016-01-13 by Dave Dunham (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2017-01-06 by Sean Casserly (Unsuccessful)
     2018-04-07 by Rafee Memon (GPS Track)
     2018-12-18 by Nick Magill
     2019-11-15 by Vanessa Arnold
     2019-12-08 by Ted Ehrlich (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 500 m/1640 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 540 m/1770 ft
  Line Parent: Pico de Orizaba
  Key Col: 4080 m/13,386 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 4.58 km/2.85 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.0167, -97.285
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pico de Orizaba  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Eastern Neovolcanica
Range5: Orizaba Massif
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide
Drainage BasinsMajor Triple Divide Point
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Rio Salado
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional del Pico de Orizaba
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map

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