Desert Peaks - Region 9, Peak 3

Generated on 5 Aug 2021 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

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north Prev in Mexico (Peak 9.2) Pico Risco.
north First in Mexico (Peak 9.1) Cerro Pescadores.
info Peak 9.3 GPS Waypoint: download GPX file.

Peak 9.3, in GPS route MEXICO

Picacho del Diablo in Mexico Region
Num Peak Name
(more links)
Waypoint Elev DPS ClassPics and
UTM hint
7.5' USGS
topo quad
9.3Picacho del DiabloPICACD10171+E36 reports on diablo552297Santa Cruz 
El Picacho del Diablo is usually called 'Big Picacho' by the DPS. It is also named Cerro de la Encantada. It is at 3059.6N, 11522.5W. It is NOT named on the topo. It is not the Picacho el Diablo that is 7.6 km to the NW near the observatory, nor is it the Pico del Diablo 4.5 km to the south. The code number of the map San Rafael is H11B45. The map to the NE is useful for driving; it is H11B46, Santa Clara.

NOTE: M = Mountaineers Peak, E = Emblem Peak, X = not on DPS List (in 'DPS' column)
      ^ = metric contours and elevations on 7.5' maps (in 7.5' map columns)
      Name Mt  => 'Mt' is before peak 'Name' (ex: Rose Mt is Mount Rose, but sorted on 'Rose')
      Name Mtn => 'Mtn' is after peak 'Name' as listed (ex: Muah Mtn is Muah Mountain)
The "UTM Hint" in the table above approximates the peak location to the nearest 100 meters.
Click here for info on Universal Transverse Mercator coordinates.

Map of Peaks in Region 9, GPS Route MEXICO

Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.

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