Backpacking at Guadalupe Mountains

Trip Overview

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is known for extensive hiking and backpacking opportunities in one of the nation's most pristine wilderness areas. Birding, history, and many other opportunities to learn and have fun await visitors in this hidden gem of West Texas. The park also features the highest peak in Texas, Guadalupe Peak (8,751 feet above sea level). This trip will backpack and side hike through the park, enjoying some of the most scenic views in Texas including summiting Guadalupe Peak. Due to the intermediate skill necessary for this difficult trip, previous backpacking experience is required.

Trip Dates:

November 27 - December 1, 2019

Depart: November 27, 6am
Return: December 1, 8pm (approximate)

Trip Rating: 

Intermediate - some backpacking experience required / Strenuous level of activity

  • UT students/RecSports members: $300 
  • Non-members: $400 
Registration Information
  1. Click here to register for this trip. Registration closes on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
  2. Once you complete your online order, please complete and submit the Adventure Trip Participant Information Form
Pre-Trip Meeting

All participants must attend a mandatory pre-trip meeting on November 21, 2019 at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place at the Outdoor Center located inside Gregory Gym (GRE 2.104).

Cancellation Information

Cancellations must be completed by November 15, 2019 at 5:00pm. No refunds will be given after this date. Refunds will be issued, minus a $50 administrative fee for those participants who cancel by the cancellation date.

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