Category: Highpoint


Texas: Guadalupe Peak (8,749 feet)

Distance: 8.4 miles Elevation gain: 3,000 feet Time on Trail: 5 hours, including 20 minutes at the summit Bathrooms: Flushing toilets at Visitor’s Center and at Trailhead (.6 miles from each other) Date: April...


Iowa, Hawkeye Point (1,670 feet)

Date: December 31, 2014 Distance: Drive up Hats off to the residents of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and other similarly COLD states.  You are a tough breed!  Our journey took us through all...


Kansas, Mount Sunflower (4,039 feet)

Date: September 26, 2014 Distance: Drive-up Mount Sunflower is a fantastic drive-up highpoint.  For starters, you’re greeted with a TEN FOOT tall iron sunflower, which I understand to be made of railroad spikes.  What a...