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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  • I wanted to do a long hike to the top of Texas. I figured if not now when? I stayed in van horn overnight about 1 hr drive. Started around 9am , way warmed than expected 60s at bottom, mid 50s at...  more »
  • We aren't the youngest hikers anymore, me being 69 and my wife 64, but we consider ourselves to be in pretty good shape. Well this hike left us very tired but proud. The trail is easy to follow but...  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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