Guadalupe Peak Climber's Log

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eyeonsky

eyeonsky - Oct 23, 2010 12:21 pm Date Climbed: May 14, 2004

Great Hike  Sucess!

I was the first one up that morning. Perfectly clear day and not much wind...surprisingly! On the way down I met lots of school kids on a field trip from El Paso attempting to make it to the top in sneakers, jeans and one bottle of water. They kept asking me "are we almost there?"!

aggiegeog

aggiegeog - Oct 19, 2010 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2010

Awesome trip  Sucess!

Hiked to the campground by headlamp then summited early the next morning. It was cold and windy that morning and we saw what was likely the last patches of snow in Texas.

I like it on top

I like it on top - Sep 12, 2010 8:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

Guadalupe Peak  Sucess!

Completed for Cops on Top memorial hike. Started early to avoid heat and had the windless summit to myself. Great views of surrounding area and overall a very enjoyable hike.

MyLifeOutdoors

MyLifeOutdoors - Sep 11, 2010 6:32 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2009

Unique

A truly unique summit. I spent the night at the campground and then climbed the summit in the morning. This was my second time to summit with the first being completely overcast with no views. I just knew I had to come back.

banjobonch

banjobonch - Apr 23, 2010 10:04 am Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2010

Guadalupe Peak  Sucess!

Very nice hike in beautiful weather.

maddie77777

maddie77777 - Apr 12, 2010 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2010

My favorite so far!  Sucess!

Hiked Guadalupe in perfect weather, then camped at the top. This peak is absolutely gorgeous. The difference b/w the peak and surrounding basin is incredible!

Paul McClellan

Paul McClellan - Apr 4, 2010 9:25 pm Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2010

Distinctive Range  Sucess!

Linda and I hiked the Guadalupe trail to the summit under overcast skies and at time strong winds, but otherwise was a very fun hike with interesting views of this very distinctive mountain range.

Shaylee

Shaylee - Mar 22, 2010 9:50 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2010

Guadalupe  Sucess!

March 17 2010

Kessler

Kessler - Mar 22, 2010 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2010

Guadalupe  Sucess!

March 17 2010

Scott

Scott - Mar 22, 2010 9:40 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2010

Guadalupe  Sucess!

There wasn’t much wind this morning, so it was time to climb Guadalupe Peak, the highest mountain in Texas! Shaylee, Kessler, Kimberly and I left in the morning and made our way steadily up the peak. About 2/3 of the way up there was quite a bit of snow and ice along the trail. The snowfields near the summit were the hardest part of the climb and I wished I had brought and ice axe or crampons for the peak in order to help the kids up.

After enjoying the summit and chatting with a few fellow climbers we headed down the mountain. All of us had a good time and it was great to climb the mountain in perfect weather.

davebobk47

davebobk47 - Mar 22, 2010 8:23 pm Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2010

Beautiful  Sucess!

Beautiful hike, started shortly after sunrise. 2 hrs up, 2 hrs down. I'd love to come back.

CBakwin

CBakwin - Feb 21, 2010 6:06 pm Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2010

For Audrey.  Sucess!

Climbed this in the morning, two hours up, one and a half down. Fun enough, This isn't much of a campground here at the Park.....

IHaveArrived

IHaveArrived - Jan 20, 2010 1:37 am Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2009

HP #7  Sucess!

Best high point climb so far. I arrived about 4:30 pm with clouds over the mountains. The ranger told me I was starting a little late and to turn around if I saw lightning. I reached the top with high winds and black clouds above me, but sun shining in the valleys around the mountain. Incredible site. Fortunately the clouds never let loose, but on the descent there was quite a light show of cloud to cloud lightning.

mtncorg

mtncorg - Jan 14, 2010 11:29 pm

Nice trail  Sucess!

Was up on top just as three Black Hawk helicopters flew over El Capitan - below me. Also saw one of the biggest rattlesnakes slowly making his way across the trail in the woods near the top.

Cedar

Cedar - Dec 31, 2009 12:54 pm Date Climbed: Dec 24, 2009

No View From Top  Sucess!

Very windy and cold. Snow level was down to about 5500 feet from a storm the day before. It was suppose to be clear but clouds hung around until sunset...well after leaving the summit. Nothing to see at the top besides some rime and clouds. Spent about 15 minutes at the top hoping for a clearing but nothing of the sort came and it's not exactly comfortable either with the winds (and that pyramid doesn't make too good for a wind break!). Passed one group on the way up and no one on the way down.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Nov 29, 2009 12:23 pm Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2009

Via Guadalupe Peak with El Capitan  Sucess!

It was pleasant enough to reach this summit, though the real prize of the day was El Capitan. After some photos and a snack on the summit of Guad, we began the steep descent to the saddle with El Cap. My heart goes out to those who sit on Guad's summit and only admire El Capitan from a distance.

metal4lyf

metal4lyf - Nov 19, 2009 11:29 pm Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2008

windy!  Sucess!

I was hanging onto the pyramid for dear life in 70mph gusts

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Nov 16, 2009 12:16 am Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2009

Guadalupe Peak  Sucess!

We had perfect weather for the hike up Guadalupe Peak. It was breezy but not too windy. I had planned a trip to the Guadalupe Mountains and Big Bend for a while. Finally had the opportunity to go and thought this was a great hike.

Epica

Epica - Sep 21, 2009 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2008

Training for Mt Rainier  Sucess!

In the spring of 2008 I hiked up Guadalupe Peak every weekend with 40 - 50 lbs, training for Mt Rainier... it worked! I had a great time on that mountain.

Redwic

Redwic - Sep 21, 2009 11:23 am Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2009

My 40th State Highpoint!  Sucess!

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".

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