Wet Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGreenhorn Mountain (12,347 ft/3763 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area2,025 sq mi / 5,245 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent52 mi / 84 km North-South
62 mi / 100 km East-West
Center Lat/Long38° 6' N; 105° 2' W
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Map of Wet Mountains
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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 Wet Mountains.
Sangre de Cristo RangeLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Sangre de Cristo RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Wet MountainsLevel 5
         Sierra BlancaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Culebra RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Taos MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cimarron RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Sangre de Cristo Range of NMLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Santa Fe MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Wet Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Greenhorn Mountain12,3473763 
2.North Peak12,200+3719+ 
3.Saint Charles Peak11,7843592 
4.Peak 1169211,6923564 
5.Deer Peak11,5723527 
6.Peak 1156011,560+3523+ 
7.Peak 1132011,320+3450+ 
8.Peak 1128111,2813438 
9.Peak 1118611,1863409 
10.Peak 1117511,1753406 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Wet Mountains

Greenhorn Mountain
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Hiked Greenhorn in Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley for the second time in late June 2014, at age 71. Went first to North Peak, over to Greenhorn and descended to old road circling back to trailhead on Greenhorn Mountain Road. Worsening knee issues, most likely last climb (2014-06-28). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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North Peak
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North Peak from campsite in the Wet Mountains (2021-08-06). Photo by John Statz.
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