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West Blue Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 10,340 ft (3,150 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 3,136 ft (956 m)
Location Socorro County, New Mexico, U.S.
Parent range San Mateo Mountains
Topo map USGS Blue Mountain
Easiest route Difficult trail hike

West Blue Mountain is the highest peak in the San Mateo Mountains of southwestern New Mexico, in the United States. It rises in the southern half of the range, far from any paved road, making access difficult and traffic on the surrounding trails very light. Its summit is the highest point in the Apache Kid Wilderness of the Cibola National Forest.

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