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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX
Event Name: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107133 2017/Y0693
Distance - Trail Ratings: 19/14/6 km - 4D
Description: The 6km (3C) goes through Pine Springs Canyon and the ruins of an old stagecoach station. The 14km (4D) climbs 3500 ft to the summit of Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas (8749 ft.) Elk and big horn sheep may be seen. The 19km (3D) is through foothills with views of salt flats to the west.
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Honoring Our Flag, National Parks Centennial Challenge
Start Times: Visitor Center open 8am to 4:30pm MST
Location: Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: 400 Pine Canyon Dr, Salt Flat, TX 79847. REMOTE REGISTRATION ONLY. Contact POC.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Event will terminate 1 Oct. Hiking trails always open. Visitors Center closed Christmas Day. Hiking fee is $5 for 7 days. Free to pass holders but must register at trailhead. Always carry plenty of water. Water and restrooms at visitor center and campground only.
Host Club: Sun Country Striders
Contact: Derrill Rothermich (915) 217-7477
Website: www.suncountrystriders.wordpress.com
E-Mail Contact: derrillrothermich@hotmail.com