Guadalupe Mountains National Park. The hike is 8.4 miles round-trip with an elevation gain of 3000’, and generally takes 6-8 hours. On a clear day, the view from the "Top of Texas" (8,749 feet, or 2,667 meters) is outstanding. The trail is very steep, but is well established. Some areas are exposed to cliff edges. It is rated strenuous. Have fun, but please avoid the peak hike during high winds and thunderstorms.
For more information on this hike, click here to download a park document on the trail.
For more regional hiking information, visit: www.texasmountaintrail.com/hike
Tomorrow? More photos of this great hike!