Guadalupe Peak Climber's Log

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JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Aug 12, 2021 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2021

With El Capitan  Sucess!

Lovely hike on easy switchbacks to the top. Great views along the way. Did El Capitan as well which was a wild hike/bushwhack.

PaHiker

PaHiker - Apr 11, 2021 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2016

A great hike any time of year!  Sucess!

This was really a great hike. The back side of the mountain was snow and ice covered, the front side was clear. By the time I was coming down enough of the backside was in the sun so that the ice was pretty much gone. I wasn't the only one here for a December hike, met a few people on the summit, shared some great stories.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Apr 4, 2021 8:35 am Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2021

Started by moonlight, close to summit at sunrise  Sucess!

Beautiful mountain range with amazing views, excellent trail with my steadfast hiking partner, Michael.

Geo412

Geo412 - Mar 15, 2021 9:04 am Date Climbed: Jan 26, 2021

Successful Summit  Sucess!

Great hike. Beautiful weather!!!

Aldo538

Aldo538 - Mar 4, 2021 5:41 pm Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2021

rewarding hike  Sucess!

Started before sunrise and enjoyed the sun rising over the desert as I hiked. The summit was quite cloudy on arrival but quickly cleared to reveal great views of the desert. Out of this world feel with endless dunes. Quick snack and then headed south to El Capitan.

casetrain_ - Nov 29, 2020 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Nov 29, 2020

Cold but worth it  Sucess!

Drove up from EP and was cold in the shade the whole way down, but it was well worth it!

skinnywhitecomic

skinnywhitecomic - Oct 25, 2020 10:45 am Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2020

HP #39!  Sucess!

Even though the trail was packed, my girlfriend and I reached the top with no problem. We had a clear day, and the views from the top were incredible! Very windy at the top, almost lost my hat a few times. So happy to get a new high point this year!

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Oct 22, 2020 10:17 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2020

1 of 2 state highpoints today  Sucess!

Started in the dark with mild temps and a slight breeze. Only issue was summitting too fast in darkness- needed to wait almost 1/2 an hour for sunrise for my photos! Headed north for Black Mesa (OK's highpoint) afterwards.

whatdoIknow

whatdoIknow - Oct 10, 2020 2:29 pm Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2020

superb hike  Sucess!

Excellent hike. It was not nearly as long as I thought, 1h40 uphill, 2h50 total.

shmyers21

shmyers21 - Sep 8, 2020 10:28 am Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2020

Tougher than I thought  Sucess!

Who knew that the highpoint of Texas was just a bunch of switchbacks to the top of the mountain? Lol. Much tougher that I had anticipated. All in all, a great climb.

Hyadventure

Hyadventure - Jul 11, 2020 1:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2019

State High Point Road Trip 2019   Sucess!

A corporately sponsored summit, who'd a thunk? Fun hike with a good campground.

TacitMoose

TacitMoose - May 12, 2020 12:33 pm Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2019

Soutwest Trip  Sucess!

Very windy day. Views were exceptional.

travelingronman - Mar 15, 2020 11:16 am

HP #6  Sucess!

tough hike to the top, I think the elevation got to us a bit but the views at the top are spectacular

David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Jan 21, 2020 8:45 am Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2020

Guadalupe Peak  Sucess!

My wife and I hiked to the top. The weather was nice and sunny with very little wind. It was about 40 degrees. The trail was in great shape, nice and wide. The views up top were great. This is a spectacular National Park.

laman711

laman711 - Oct 15, 2019 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2019

Bagged  Sucess!

Did this hike when the government was shut down last year. Almost was better! Was cold and windy and me and my buddy were the only people on the mountain. Pretty easy accent.

KiltedTexan13

KiltedTexan13 - Oct 3, 2019 11:22 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2019

Top of Texas  Sucess!

Great, semi strenuous hike up the mountain from the Pine Springs campground. Stayed in pine springs the night before and the night after and got a fairly early start (07:00). The first 1.5 miles really is the worst bit and it feels much longer than that, but then you turn the corner and enter the pine forest and it is a very pleasant hike the rest of the way. Great views and a great feeling at the top. Spent about 1.5 hours at the top and was back at camp at about 14:00 so around 7 hours all told.

themnkid

themnkid - Aug 13, 2019 7:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2019

Early morning hike  Sucess!

Left at 5am to beat the heat. Up in a bit over 2 hours. Trail is pretty straight forward. Awesome views from the top. The hike down was super difficult on my knees. Bring trekking poles and plenty of water.

Kiefer

Kiefer - Jul 15, 2019 1:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2019

SAR Rescue  Sucess!

Forgot my running shoes. So I hiked/ran this gem in steel-toed boots. Ugh....
I got involved in a SAR call looking for a missing hiker since I was the last one up there.
Good thing, because I saw him & knew where he was. The two Park staff and myself found & attended to him.
Finally got down around 1:00am.

Super Dave

Super Dave - Jun 15, 2019 3:48 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2019

5 Peak Loop  Sucess!

Big 5 peak loop in the Guadalupe Mountains 17 miles and 6400’ gain through interesting terrain. Trip Report

JGS1066TX

JGS1066TX - Apr 16, 2019 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2019

My First Highpoint  Sucess!

We could not have picked a better place to start this Highpoint journey. The views at the top make it worth coming back again.

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