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On 5/21/08 Jennifer and Gerry Roach finished NM’s county highpoint list on Beautiful Mountain.
The average elevation of New Mexico’s 33 county highpoints is 9,406 feet.
The average prominence of New Mexico’s 33 county prom peaks is 2,272 feet.
New Mexico’s county peak power is 214.

New Mexico’s County Highpoints

New Mexico’s Most Prominent County Summits
Prominence explained

– Sorted by elevation of the county highpoints.
– If a county’s prom peak is different, it appears below the HP.
– To sort by Prominence, click on the Rank Prom column heading.

Rank explained    Notes
Rank
Elev
Elev
feet
Rank
Prom
Prom
feet
County Summit Name Proximate
Parent
Iso
miles
Quadrangle N Lat
Deg
W Lon
Deg
G J
E1 13,161 P11 3,409 Taos Wheeler Pk Purgatoire Pk CO 37.45 Wheeler Peak 36.5568 105.4169 3 2
E2
E2
13,102 P5
 
4,001 Mora
Rio Arriba
Truchas Pk Wheeler Pk 43.02 Truchas Peak 35.9627 105.6451 1 1
  11,561 P2 4,281 Rio Arriba Chicoma Mtn Sierra Mosca 35.33 Polvadera Peak 36.0074 106.3845 1 1
E4 12,622   2,002 Santa Fe Santa Fe Baldy Truchas Pk 11.03 Aspen Basin 35.8322 105.7582 2 2
  8,897 P18 2,087 Santa Fe Placer Mtn PT 9,627 17.85 Golden 35.3356 106.1700 1 1
E5 12,584   2,444 Colfax Little Costilla Pk PT 12,931 7.76 Ash Mountain 36.8334 105.2229 1 1
  11,741 P15 2,921 Colfax Phillips, Mt Touch-Me-Not Mtn 7.39 Garcia Peak 36.4783 105.1612    
E6 11,973 P1 5,543 Otero Sierra Blanca Pk Lake Pk 167.54 Sierra Blanca Peak 33.3745 105.8089 2 1
E7 11,661   601 San Miguel Elk Mtn East Pecos Baldy 11.56 Elk Mountain 33.5926 109.3482 1 1
  6,251 P22 1,045 San Miguel Cerro de Corazon Mesa Huerfana 2.85 Cerro de Corazon 35.4523 104.5662    
E8 11,580   420 Lincoln Lookout Mtn Sierra Blanca Pk 1.13 Nogal Peak 33.3906 105.8117 2 1
  10,201 P12 3,271 Lincoln Capitan Mtns HP Buck Mountain 28.72 Capitan Peak 33.6013 105.3436    
E9 11,301 P4 4,094 Cibola Taylor, Mt Chicoma Mtn 86.96 Mount Taylor 35.2387 107.6084 1 1
E10 11,254 P17 2,474 Sandoval Redondo Pk Chicoma Mtn 13.59 Redondo Peak 35.8722 106.5606 1 1
E11 10,895 P10 3,545 Catron Whitewater Baldy Escudilla Mtn 51.77 Grouse Mountain 33.3239 108.6424 1 1
E12 10,783 P6 3,813 Socorro South Baldy Lookout Mtn 89.45 South Baldy 34.3467 111.0473 1 1
E13 10,678 P3 4,108 Bernalillo Sandia Crest Redondo Pk 46.22 Sandia Crest 33.6844 111.3257 1 1
E14 10,480   0 Los Alamos Los Alamos Cty HP Caballo Mountain 0.12 Guaje Mountain 35.9527 106.3667 1 1
  9,970 P29 400 Los Alamos PT 9,970 Cerro Rubio 1.67 Valle Toledo 35.9292 106.3807 1  
E15
E15
10,165 P16
 
2,545 Grant
Sierra
McKnight Mtn Vicks Pk 42.17 Victorio Park 33.0520 107.8504 1 1
  8,965 P9 3,625 Sierra Salinas Pk White Horse Hill 41.19 Salinas Peak 33.2986 106.5315    
E17 10,098 P13 3,248 Torrance Manzano Pk “The Thumb” 42.42 Manzano Peak 34.5912 106.4470 1 1
E18 9,388   1,528 San Juan Beautiful Mtn PT 9,566 5.13 Sanostee West 36.4715 109.0003 1 1
  7,178 P20 1,588 San Juan Ship Rock PT 7,833 14.40 Ship Rock 36.6877 108.8364 2  
E19 9,166   616 McKinley Alejan BM La Mosca Lookout 12.37 El Dado Mesa 35.3957 107.4669 1 1
  8,748 P21 1,498 McKinley Powell, Mt Oso Ridge North 16.83 Thoreau 35.4670 108.2409    
E20 8,990 P7 3,740 Doña Ana Organ Needle PT 9,695 54.86 Organ Peak 32.3452 106.5621 2 1
E21 8,980   0 Valencia Valencia Cty HP PT 10,057 1.15 Capilla Peak 34.6263 106.4654 1 1
  6,198 P26 653 Valencia Mesa Redonda PT 6,230 8.52 Correo 34.9157 107.1337    
E22 8,720 P19 1,910 Union Sierra Grande Laughlin Peak 18.03 Capulin 36.7058 103.8766 1 1
E23 8,565   3,283 Hidalgo Animas Mtns HP Portal Peak 29.71 Animas Peak 31.5695 108.7887 1 1
  8,356 P8 3,706 Hidalgo Big Hatchet Pk Animas Mtns HP 23.42 Big Hatchet Peak 31.6353 108.3987 1 1
E24 8,408   2,588 Luna Cookes Pk Sawyers Pk 23.65 OK Canyon 32.5360 107.7316 1 1
  7,460 P14 3,215 Luna Florida Mtns HP Rattlesnake Ridge 27.09 Florida Gap 32.1265 107.6229 1 1
E25 7,500   400 Eddy Eddy County HP PT 7,625 1.25 El Paso Gap 32.0122 104.8220 1 1
  7,420 P27 600 Eddy Camp Wilderness Ridge Eddy County HP 1.27 El Paso Gap 32.0227 104.8042    
E26 7,089   669 Chaves One Tree Pk PT 7,345 14.61 Chimney Lake 32.7192 105.3303 1 1
  6,686 P24 706 Chaves PT 6,686 One Tree Peak 6.42 Lewis Peak 32.6578 105.2477    
E27 6,455   360 Harding Sugarloaf Mtn Don Carlos Hills 16.10 Divine Lake 36.2034 104.0303 1 1
  5,059 P28 529 Harding Black Hills Bryan BM 22.81 Circle Bar Ranch 35.8525 103.6620    
E28 6,339   364 Guadalupe Mesa Leon “Hernandez Pk” 15.82 Mesa Leon 34.7234 105.1943 1 1
  5,366 P25 676 Guadalupe Cuervo Hill Mesa Cherisco 5.85 Mesa Cherisco 35.1284 104.5033    
E29 5,583   128 De Baca Loma Alta Mesa Leon 25.09 Yeso Mesa 34.4806 104.8669 1 1
  4,920 P32 210 De Baca Mesita de Anil Luciano Mesa 16.61 Canada Colorado 34.7558 104.2576    
E30 5,570   0 Quay Quay County HP Luciano Mesa 1.51 Ima 34.9851 104.1249 1 1
  5,330 P23 880 Quay Palomas Mesa Luciano Mesa 8.46 Montoya 35.0620 104.0407    
E31 4,792   0 Curry Curry County HP Mesa Redonda 23.30 Wheatland 34.9541 103.2829 1 1
  4,695 P33 105 Curry Curry Prom Point Mesa Redonda 25.53 Day Canyon 34.9428 103.2436    
E32 4,785   0 Roosevelt Roosevelt Cty HP Saddleback Mesa 23.75 Peach Canyon 34.6025 103.9481 1 1
  4,715 P30 300 Roosevelt Mesa, The San Juan Mesa 17.62 Gammil Well NE 34.2143 103.8508    
E33 4,476   0 Lea Lea County HP San Juan Mesa 39.69 Mescalero Point NE 33.3953 103.7664 1 1
  3,925 P31 239 Lea Hat Mesa Seven Rivers Hills 51.69 The Divide 32.4784 103.6402    

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. Our New Mexico county highpoint climbs
    Gerry Roach’s totals: 37 ascents; 33/33 counties overall
    Jennifer Roach’s totals: 33 ascents; 33/33 counties overall
    Gerry and Jennifer’s combined total as of 4/14/06: 70 ascents

  2. There are 52 highpoints on this list, of which 31 are county highpoints.
    There are two twofer county highpoints in New Mexico.

  3. In this list, Rank by Elevation is in the first column, and Rank by Prominence is in the second column.

  4. All maps listed are USGS 7.5 minute quads unless otherwise indicated.
    The map listed shows the highpoint, and its contour interval is 40 feet unless otherwise indicated.

  5. The datum for the Latitude and Longitude is WGS84.
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