Photo of the Week - Cerro Alto Mountain

September 06, 2016

Cerro Alto MountainCerro Alto MountainThe highest point in the Hueco Mountains as seen at sunset during a stormy evening.

Cerro Alto is the highest mountain in the Hueco Mountains east of El Paso. The mountain's dominance over the range it belongs to is instantly obvious from any spot on the east side of town. In the photo above the setting sun lit the mountain with dramatic warm light as a storm brewed above.