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TREKKING ALPUJARRAS - SIERRA NEVADA with MULHACEN & VELETA ASCENSION

Availability: 
June to October
Places Available: 
8
Activity: 
Trekking
Physical Level: 
Medium-Low
Price: 
From
175

More information and Bookings

Jaén: 953 36 92 44 · Sierra Nevada (Invierno): 958 65 00 02 · Móvil: 669 35 62 35

This is a very interesting route to cross the Sierra Nevada and allow venture that way from Las Alpujarras to the highest peaks of the Sierra and finishing in the Hoya de la Mora, Sierra enclave closer to the city of Granada. There will be two days that climb the two highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada, the Mulhacen (3482 m) and Veleta (3396 m), finishing with a comfortable cruise down from Veleta to Sierra Nevada.

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:

Day 1: Capileira - Hoya del Portillo (2150 m) - Puerto Molina - Poqueira Refuge (2500 m)

Transfer by car from the meeting point in Granada until Recreational Area Hoya del Portillo, and from there begin the walking route to the Poqueira Refuge. Where you will spend the night with half board.

Elevation gain: +350 m. · Distance: 9 km.

Day 2: Poqueira Refuge (2500 m) - Caldera Refuge (3080m) - Mulhacen (3482 m) - Collado de la Carihuela - Veleta (3396 m) - Hoya de la Mora (2500 m)

In this part of the journey get to the first and second highest summit of the Sierra Nevada, the roof of the peninsula, Mulhacen and Veleta. Then descend to the Hoya de la Mora, where we pick a vehicle that takes us back to Granada.

End of activity.

Elevation: +1300 m. · Distance: 18 km.

 

Requirements: Experience in mountain and a good physical condition to overcome as there are slopes up to 1200 m.

Equipment: 40L backpack, hiking shoes with ankle-high, mountain technical clothing, breathable shirt (not cotton), fleece, trekking pants, jacket goretex type, buff, warm clothes, 1 extra set of clothes, sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, food type nuts attack or bars and canteen.

Participants Ratio / guide: Minimum group: 2 persons / guide · Maximum group: 8 people / guide

Price: 195 € / person per 2-3 people · 175€ / person per more than 3 people (+ 25€ if not club alpine member)

Includes:

  • Mountain guide (UIMLA Guide)
  • Approach by car to the start of the route.
  • Overnight at Refugio Poqueira in half board.
  • Common Material (map, compass, GPS, 1 st aid kit ...)
  • Safety equipment (slings, carabiners, rope, ...)
  • RC insurance
  • Accident insurance (no need to be federated)
  • Pick up vehicle at the end of the route
  • High quality photo book.