Sierra del Fraile

The Sierra del Fraile (Spanish for "Friar's range"), also known as "Cerro del Fraile", is a mountain and a protected area located in the García, Abasolo, Hidalgo, General Escobedo, El Carmen y Mina municipalities in the state of Nuevo León, México. The mountain is part of Sierra Madre Oriental; its summit elevation is 2,392 MASL, and its prominence is 1,592 meters (Line parent: Cerro de la Viga). It is an ultraprominent peak, with a topographic isolation of about 23.5 km (Nearest highest neighbor: Sierra de San Urbano).[1]

Sierra del Fraile
Sierra del Fraile seen from Mota Chica Mount
Highest point
Elevation2,392 m (7,848 ft)
Prominence1,592 m (5,223 ft)
Sierra del Fraile is located in Mexico
Sierra del Fraile
Sierra del Fraile
Location in Mexico
LocationGarcía, Nuevo León
Country Mexico
Parent rangeSierra Madre Oriental
Mountain typeMountain

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Picachos el Fraile -". Retrieved 2019-03-05.

Coordinates: 25°51′50″N 100°36′37″W / 25.86389°N 100.61028°W / 25.86389; -100.61028