Guadalupe Peak, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

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Guadalupe Peak, also known as Signal Peak, is the highest natural point in Texas, with an elevation of 8,751 feet (2,667 m) above sea level. It is located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and is part of the Guadalupe Mountains range in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. The mountain is about 90 miles (140 km) east of El Paso and about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The peak rises more than 3,000 feet (910 m) above the arid floor of the Chihuahuan Desert.

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  • This is a fairly difficult hike, but it's also a way to reach the high point of a state with no mountaineering or climbing skills required. We left the trailhead in the morning (about 8:30 AM), ate...  more »
  • Yeah. It’s a son of a bitch. It’s every bit a 8.5 mile round trip and that’s from the trail head. If you start at the ranger station add at least a half mile. There are no mileage markers on the way.....  more »
  • This is a stunning area. Remote and the better for it. Hike is the worst at the beginning. One of America’s true treasures.
  • This is a great, very challenging hike. it is best if you give yourself a day or two to acclimate to the elevation before doing this hike.

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