Thoughts from the “Top of Texas”

December 30th 2009 2 comments so far  

On November 8, 2009, my wife, oldest son, and I climbed to the “Top of Texas”- Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in the state. The hike is a 10 mile round trip with a 3,000 foot vertical change with hard climbing the first mile and the last 100 yards from the peak. Our objective was to touch the stainless steel pylon that marks the highest point: 8,749 feet above sea level.

This was the first time my wife Sally and oldest son Martin made the climb. We did so in honor of her sixt, uh, “significant” birthday. …

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