Guadalupe Peak

Guadalupe Peak is the highest peak in Texas. It is located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, part of the Guadalupe Mountains range in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. It rises more than 3,000 feet above the arid floor of the Chihuahuan Desert. The peak may be climbed on a maintained stony trail (4.2 miles one-way) year-round. On the summit is a stainless steel pyramid.

Guadalupe Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by catamount

96 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jan 7, 2017. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Guadalupe Peak Trail, Main trail and same.

Others who’ve summited Guadalupe Peak

  • wskendal
  • jbyrd
  • susanjoypaul
  • BigPopeye
  • xpda
  • SunnieH
  • theczar
  • sli74
  • Luckygs
  • LocoOcotillo
  • roald
  • Buffalo
  • evan7873
  • EKassan
  • edwandall
  • tom.loder.9
  • leigh-annewebster
  • brianasher
  • Flyhigh
  • AlaskaSteve
  • jfoster09
  • k2mcbeth
  • pandbnewton
  • robertocampo
  • WalkingMan06

Routes Used trails & approaches

92% Guadalupe Peak Trail

6% Main trail

0% same


  • wskendal wskendal
    commented on Mar 11, 2011
    Forgot to bring water on this hike -- do not make that mistake if planning to summit.
  • DharmaBum DharmaBum
    commented on May 6, 2011
    Windy and freezing cold in the winters -- bring plenty of water, but you can easily make the complete route in a couple hours.

SNAPSHOTedit info


8,751 ft / 2,667 m


3,028 ft / 923 m

Height Rank Range

Guadalupe Mountains


Texas, United States

Summited by

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  • wskendal
  • catamount
  • jbyrd
  • susanjoypaul
  • asamartin
  • BigPopeye
  • xpda
  • SunnieH
  • theczar
  • StoneMan
  • sli74
  • bracken

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