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DieselUp and down.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2015

Diesel

Maintained, nicely graded trail. There is a charge to hike it. Mostly in the sun.
Posted Jul 24, 2016 12:02 pm

patascent5 high points in 6 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2016

patascent

Beautiful sunrise on Guadalupe. Started walking from Pine Springs Campground at 5:15 am and made it to the summit at 7:55. Nice cool temperature and a refreshing breeze made it perfect climb. Lots of wildlife too. My 16th state high point (5th in the last 6 days), and Chris's 6th. Started in Idaho Falls Friday and drove to Nebraska. Stopped in Kansas at Mt. Sunflower on Saturday and did Black Mesa in Oklahoma later that day. Spent a rest day in Taos New Mexico and climbed Mt. Wheeler on Monday. Tuesday spent at Carlsbad caverns and drove to Texas early Wednesday (today). Back to Taos this evening. What a fun road trip.
Posted Jun 22, 2016 10:50 pm

SEWallaceClear day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 30, 2016
State High Point #41... DONE

Could not have asked for better day! Cool, clear... and hardly any wind up top!! (Sure there were a few knock you over gust at some points of the trail on the way up.. but the top was sweet!)

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Posted Apr 30, 2016 7:28 pm

GlennDGuadalupe  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2007

GlennD

Climbed on a cross country drive from Seattle to College Station. Great hike.
Posted Jun 14, 2015 9:20 am

Jimmy RiversStandard trail, good workout.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2013

Jimmy Rivers

Luckily, the weather is a little cooler with some elevation in this part of Texas during the summer. We started early, and had temps in the 70's up to the summit. However, it heated up on the way down, and we did get some sunburn. I would do this peak and trail in the spring or fall next time.
Posted Jan 12, 2014 9:46 pm

WOLFrisingTexas' highest  Sucess!

WOLFrising

with a trail to the top. Gotta go for El Cap one of these days.
Posted Feb 18, 2013 5:44 pm

AKHornGuadalupe Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2012
Climbed with big Dave Flanders.
Posted Jul 22, 2012 3:27 pm

Andrew RankineEasy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2011

Andrew Rankine

Easiest state HP for me yet. Nice route and remote area.
Posted Nov 4, 2011 5:17 pm

youmustvotenatoWinter Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2009
I did this with some friends during Christmas break. The first part is really steep, but the views are nice and the trail is safe to walk the whole way. There's a campsite about a mile or two from the summit. The trail was frozen the last mile. Had to crawl on some switchbacks to avoid slipping off the mountain. Very windy.
Posted Sep 8, 2011 12:07 pm

mlandau3A Good Warmup For Wheeler And Elbert  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2008

mlandau3

Too bad we didn't see any views - it was foggy and raining the whole way up and most of the way down. Maybe next time.
Posted Jan 11, 2011 9:16 am

txhiker76first mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2008

txhiker76

This was my first hike up a mountain. I was out of shape, and remember being sore for days afterward. Weather was perfect, great views.
Posted Jul 25, 2010 2:04 pm

RedwicMy 40th State Highpoint!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2009

Redwic

There is an old saying that "everything is big in Texas", so I guess it is appropriate this was the site of my 40th State Highpoint reached. Gorgeous scenery and great weather (minus the wind!) at the summit. I was the first one on the summit that day, but passed MANY people on the way down. Perhaps the trail should be renamed the "Guadalupe Peak Superhighway".
Posted Sep 21, 2009 11:24 am

HotovenReally fun and Beautiful!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 1999

Hotoven

My first High Peak Hike. Also the first Desert Mountain I climbed. Very beautiful and dry. This is one I want to do again for sure!
Posted Apr 20, 2009 12:59 pm

JDrakePerfect trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2009

JDrake

Great trail for all levels.
Posted Mar 7, 2009 3:21 am

OutdooraholicSnow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 9, 2007

Outdooraholic

Great trail, snow on the upper portions.
Posted Sep 25, 2008 1:23 am

JohnMcPikePleasant day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2008

JohnMcPike

Clear skies but boy did it get warm fast. Wish there were more detailed maps available of the trail that showed all the switchbacks. Still one of the most scenic trails I been on.
Posted Sep 10, 2008 11:54 am

Clodhoppermade it  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2007

Clodhopper

Summit made with Ian. Go Combatant Clodhoppers!!!
Posted Sep 3, 2007 8:56 pm

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