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El Capitan, TX

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 9.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,886 feet
Elevation Gain -934 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,473 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 14.01
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, Nov
Sun  7:30am - 5:58pm
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Overview
El Capitan is a 9.1 mile one way hike with 1,473 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 59 miles north of Van Horn Texas. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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