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Guadalupe vs. Everest: Which is Better?

Austin360 has a very amusing tale of the tape on whether Everest or Guadalupe is better experience.

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Guadalupe Peak Reopens As Coyote Fire Threat Subsides

Guadalupe opened its summit trail on Thursday, June 2. Fire never endangered the summit.

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Guadalupe Peak Closed as Fire Spreads

Guadalupe Peak is closed as fire spreads.

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Fiery Plane Crash on Guadalupe

Guadalupe Mountain National Park has temporarily closed its trails following a small plane crash near the summit. Fire was reported seen at the summit and the debris field is reported to be a half mile wide. Because the crash was … Continue reading

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Tallest Mountain East of the Rockies Debate

The Rapid City Journal has joined in on the “highest east of the Rockies” claim for Harney Peak. The article acknowledges that Guadalupe Peak at 8,749 feet is higher than 7,242-foot high Harney. It does note that the process that … Continue reading

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Guadalupe Reopens Summit Trail Following Floods

Guadalupe has reopened its backcountry following the floods. There’s lots of dramatic photos of the floods. https://www.facebook.com/Highpointers/posts/10152229543814616

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Guadalupe Closed Indefinitely Due to Flooding

The National Park Service issued this notice on Thursday, September 12, 2013:

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Gypsum Dunes Preserve Donated to Guadalupe National Park

The Nature Conservancy the 177-acre Gypsum Dunes Preservee to Guadalupe National Park. It is the second largest dune field in North America.

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Culture Map Guadalupe Peak

Culturemap has some very nice photos of Guadalupe Peak.

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Mark Legget Video of Guadalupe Climb

Here’s a Mark Legget account of climbing Guadalupe.

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