Van Horn Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointEagle Peak (7484 ft/2281 m)
CountriesUnited States (99%), Mexico (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesTexas (99%), Chihuahua (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,119 sq mi / 10,668 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent100 mi / 161 km North-South
95 mi / 153 km East-West
Center Lat/Long31° 6' N; 105° 22' W
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Map of Van Horn Area
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Van Horn Area.
Trans-Pecos Texas RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         El Paso RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Van Horn AreaLevel 5
                 Finlay MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sierra BlancaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Quitman MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Devil RidgeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Sierra Diablo MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Baylor MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Van Horn MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 White MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         Presidio County AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Guadalupe MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Delaware MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Davis MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Glass MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Big Bend RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Van Horn Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Eagle Peak74842281Devil Ridge
2.Peak 728272822220Devil Ridge
3.Northwest Eagle Mountains Peak69152108Devil Ridge
4.Sierra Blanca68912100Sierra Blanca
5.Peak 688168812097Devil Ridge
6.Peak 685168512088Devil Ridge
7.Peak 68406840+2085+Devil Ridge
8.Quitman Mountains High Point66892039Quitman Mountains
9.Peak 66806680+2036+Devil Ridge
10.Diablo Rim6640+2024+Sierra Diablo Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Eagle Peak74842281Devil Ridge
2.Sierra Blanca68912100Sierra Blanca
3.Quitman Mountains High Point66892039Quitman Mountains
4.Diablo Rim6640+2024+Sierra Diablo Mountains
5.Beach Mountains High Point59331808Baylor Mountains
6.High Lonesome Peak5640+1719+Van Horn Mountains
7.Wylie Mountains High Point53101618White Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Van Horn Area

Eagle Peak
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From the summit of Eagle Peak, we use a little photographic trickery here to show Wildflower warming her hand on the FAA radar dome on this cold rainy day! (2015-03-17). Photo by Matt Sedlak.
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Sierra Blanca

Sierra Blanca, Texas, from Interstate 10 near El Paso. Photo by Matthew Parker.
Quitman Mountains High Point
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The highpoint of the Quitman Mountains on a gray Texas day (2019-11-08). Photo by Ken Jones.
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