Pine Springs to McKittrick Canyon

Salt Flat, Texas 79847

Pine Springs to McKittrick Canyon

Pine Springs to McKittrick Canyon Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This trail slices through the heart of the Guadalupe Mountains and exposes many of its famous jewels to hikers lucky enough to take the trip.

It includes views of Guadalupe Peak, a great walk in the woods through the relict high-altitude forest, vistas from the summit of Hunter Peak and McKittrick Canyon's famed viewpoint called "The Notch," and the historic lodges and the natural wonders of McKittrick Canyon. If you have three days to see the Guadalupe Mountains, you couldn't spend the time much better."

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Trail Information

Salt Flat
Nearby City
18.9
Distance
1,978 feet
Elevation Gain
Shuttle
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Best suited for a three-day trip, but could be done in two
Duration
5,800 feet
Trailhead Elevation
7,650 feet
Top Elevation
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated Guadalupe Mountains Map and USGS Guadalupe Peak
Local Maps

Trail Log