Elevation

4,975 ft / 1,516 m

#1 in Oklahoma

#29,891 in United States

Prominence

3 ft / 1 m

#5 in Oklahoma

#11,754 in United States

Summits

60 summits

#1 in Oklahoma

#482 in United States

Top climbing months

June   20%

July   18%

September  13%

Most climbed route

Standard

8.5 mi • 623 ft gain

Highlights

  • Black Mesa is the highest point in Oklahoma.
  • It is a mesa that extends from Mesa de Maya in Colorado southeasterly 28 miles along the north bank of the Cimarron River, crossing the northeast corner of New Mexico to end in the Oklahoma panhandle.
  • Its highest elevation is over 5,700 feet in Colorado; in New Mexico it attains 5,239 feet ; and in Oklahoma, it reaches 4,973 feet, the highest point in that state.
  • In Oklahoma it is home to Black Mesa Nature Preserve.
16 summits • 8.5 mi • 623 ft gain • 3 hr 7 min
3 summits • 8.4 mi • 612 ft gain • 3 hr 5 min

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