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Hike to Guadalupe Peak: Highest Point in Texas
On Day 5, I posted a status update on Facebook that I had hiked to the top of Texas. A friend replied, “With all the hills in Texas, I’d imagine the top is about 6 feet tall.” Contrary to what she, and probably a lot of you think, Texas is not all flat. There are some pretty big mountains in West Texas, and the highest… … is Guadalupe Peak, at 8,751 feet (2,667 meters). It’s part of the Guadalupe Mountains range, which stretches from Texas into New Mexico, about 100 miles east of El Paso. This pyramid marks the highest …