Guadalupe Mountains State Park. McKittric Canyon Weekend close to Easter
Final date : TDB shortly.

Enjoying the park   Park Contact info  Campgrounds  Trails 

The Gay Outdoor Club is going to the Guadalupe Mountains for a Back-packing trip.
RESERVATIONS needed, please RSVP trip leader Michael Railey by e-mail:

Stress Rating: Moderate-Difficult.
Camping: Remote camping : This trip requires a flight to Midland/Odessa or El Paso Texas and a moderate drive time from either to the state park.
We will be taking Southwest Airlines and renting a car. YOU WILL NEED to BUY A TICKET to CONFIRM reservation.
This will be a remote, dry camping experience with long walking trips and difficult terain. We will be staying in the basin campground and day hike to the peek. Guadalupe Peek is the highest peek in Texas.
Dining: Backpacking fare. Light, dry, easy.

Trip Details: (Dates: Before or after Easter maybe first weekend in May )

1. Friday Leave on Southwest airline flight. Date/time TBD. Arrive late and rent car then drive to Park entrance and stay the night. Saturday morning, start day hike to top of peek. Depending on your speed of walking, arrive at top around lunch time, enjoy the view and return before dark.
Those wishing to explore further, may opt to take the more direct water shed over the side down and follow the creek back to basin. This is a very streniouse walk and hike. Worth the effort! Costs: airfare, camping fee's, car-rental share. (about $200/per person weekend)

Contact Michael Railey to sign up for this trip at (469)387-2530 or e-mail him at

See Event photos link for pictures.

Directions: From Dallas: