Guadalupe Peak, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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  • I'd never heard about this National Park until I found it listed as a state high point. I went to the park to climb Guadalupe Peak and was overwhelmed by its beauty. The trail to Guadalupe Peak is wel...  more »
  • Your experience will depend on weather and preparation. We have hiked it in the winter (snow on trail) and summer (definitely no snow on trail, just rattlesnakes!). It is a good workout, but worth it....  more »
  • We went on a Sunday and started around 10 am (drove in from Carlsbad). The Guadalupe Peak hike is strenuous to begin with and eases of a bit after ~2 miles. The views are nice and El Capitan looked be...  more »
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  • This is a fantastic mountain range and the hike to the highest point of Texas is great! It is not an easy hike, so make sure to have a good footwear and plenty of water. The views from the top are amazing! Don't get distracted by the clouds, they will pass and the skies will clear up. Check out my photos, you could not see a thing when I started hiking...
  • I love this hike and it is a beautiful view, I personally love how there are always people there but not too many and no where near crowded. Absolutely love this place when on trail you will seem secluded and rarely see people that is the point of getting out doors and hiking up mountains in my opinion. Getting seperated from the noise and above it all so you can find yourself. Now the trail can be challenging so bring water and I recommend bringing a sweat shirt to change into at top in spring and fall. Winter you will need a coat or 2.
  • You are super smart, intelligent, adventurous, beautiful all true because you have found a hidden gem... the "Top of Texas" Guadalupe Peak. We checked this one off our Texas Bucket List Oct. 2017. The weather was chilly (45F) in the morning and 80's in the sun. It took 5 slow hours going up and 3 fast hours coming down. The hike is deceptively harder than it looks. It's rated hard or difficult on trails dot com. Everyone who said the first 1.5 miles is the hardest is correct. The peak seems close after that but it isn't! Keep pushing and you will make it! We needed 2 liters of water per person and plenty of snacks. Campsite are on a first come basis. Cost was $8/nt for tents. No showers!!! ✅ one off by climbing Guadalupe!
  • Hiked this beauty to welcome in 2018. It was a wonderful day, with frost on the basin floor, but sun and blue skies in the higher elevations
  • I hiked to the summit of Guadalupe Peak, January 8, 2018. It was a more strenuous hike than I thought it was going to be. Great views to the south and west across the Chihuahuan Desert. It can be very windy the closer you get to the top.
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