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Guadalupe Peak is the tallest mountain in Texas at 8,749 feet above sea level. It is located at the southern end of the Guadalupe Mountains and the National Park named after them. The mountains themselves begin north of Carlsbad, New Mexico, where they are little more than hills hardly 600 feet above the surrounding land. They grow taller as they move south for 50 miles or more until the greatest altitude difference is reached at about 3.700 feet above the base. For years now I have used this hike as a training day for my annual hike to the bottom of the ...

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