Charlie Hotel in transit from El Paso to Odessa, the mountain in the picture is Guadalupe Peak with El Capitan to the right. Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in Texas with an elevation of 8,751 feet (2,667 m). It is located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, part of the Guadalupe Mountains range in southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. The mountain is about 90 miles (140 km) east of El Paso and about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico. It rises more than 3,000 feet (910 m) above the arid floor of the Chihuahuan Desert.