Pinos Altos, New MexicoAltitude: 7,080 feet
Nearest Towns West Of Divide: Pinos Altos
Nearest Towns East of Divide: Silver City
If one travels north out of Silver City, New Mexico toward the historic town of Pinos Altos, one will reach the continental divide at this particular spot. Like the pass on State Highway 90 south of Silver City, this pass is unnamed. (That's my buddy Dave in the photo!)
Here is the view toward the west side of the divide. Nice view of the mountains in the background.
The view toward the east side of the divide.