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Guadalupe Peak (aka Signal Peak)
and El Capitan
Page 2

Photographs by Barclay Gibson

Guadalupe Peak Area Hotels:
El Paso Hotels | Van Horn Hotels | Pecos Hotels
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View of El Capitan from Guadalupe Peak
A view of El Capitan from Guadalupe Peak, May 2004

Photographer's Note:
"Signal Peak and El Capitan are loosely used as names of the face or bluff of the mountain. This is the part so popular with photographers.

Guadalupe Peak, which is about a mile to the north is higher than El Capitan. Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in Texas. It is less than 8 miles from the New Mexico stateline.

Hiking from Guadalupe Peak to El Capitan is a challenge. I've done it once. No trail, just tall grass. The wind made every rustle sound like a rattlesnake." - Barclay Gibson, August 24, 2005

Guadalupe Peak and El Capitan - Page 1

Signal Peak view from the south
Signal Peak viewed from the South
Approaching Signal Peal
Approaching Signal Peak from the south
Signal Peak
January 2005
Signal peak view from road
Signal peak distant view
Signal Peak bluff
Guadalupe Peak monument
"Guadalupe Peak has a simple monument carried up by American Airlines pilots in memory of friends who had died on the Guadalupe range." - BG
El Capitan in the rear view mirror
"... and so it is, with a heavy heart that we bid adeu to majestic El Capitan and his taller sister Guadalupe, sentinels of southwest Texas." - Editor

Photos Barclay Gibson

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The Drives to Guadalupe Peak
Guadalupe Peak from US180
US180 to Guadalupe Peak
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2009
Guadalupe Mountain National Park
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