Texas Guadalupe Mountains National Park Great 8 Peaks Challenge

Climb the high peaks of Texas! This peak challenge includes the 8 major peaks lying in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. A rugged challenge requiring off-trail travel through sharp desert vegetation and terrain -- only 4 of the 8 peaks have trails to their summits (Guadalupe, Bush, Hunter, and a short off-trail distance to Lost). Best completed in the winter months to avoid intense afternoon heat.





  • Guadalupe Peak

    8,751 ft / 2,667 m • 96 summits • Texas, United States

    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 T...

  • Bush Mountain

    8,615 ft / 2,626 m • 7 summits • Texas, United States

    Bush Mountain is a 8,615 ft / 2,626 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 2nd highest mountain in Texa...

  • Shumard Peak

    8,599 ft / 2,621 m • 3 summits • Texas, United States

    Shumard Peak is a 8,599 ft / 2,621 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Texas...

  • Bartlett Peak

    8,497 ft / 2,590 m • 5 summits • Texas, United States

    Bartlett Peak is a 8,497 ft / 2,590 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 4th highest mountain in Texa...

  • Hunter Peak

    8,368 ft / 2,551 m • 13 summits • Texas, United States

    Hunter Peak is a 8,368 ft / 2,551 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 6th highest mountain in Texas ...

  • Mount Pratt

    8,342 ft / 2,543 m • 1 summit • Texas, United States

    Mount Pratt is a 8,342 ft / 2,543 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 7th highest mountain in Texas ...

  • El Capitan

    8,085 ft / 2,464 m • 5 summits • Texas, United States

    El Capitan is a 8,085 ft / 2,464 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 9th highest mountain in Texas a...

  • Lost Peak

    7,818 ft / 2,383 m • 4 summits • Texas, United States

    Lost Peak is a 7,818 ft / 2,383 m mountain peak in the Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 13th highest mountain in Texas a...