Set in the region of Andalucía, Spain, the Sierra Nevada range offers a great combination of sun and snow during the winter months, perfect for backcountry skiing adventures! Compare and book a certified guide with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Sierra Nevada Backcountry Skiing selection. The mountains are calling!
Located in the south of Spain, Sierra Nevada is a breathtaking mountain range in Andalucía home to the Mulhacén, which at 3,479 m is the highest spot in the country. This stunning region is a great place to practice backcountry skiing either on the Mulhacén itself or on other peaks such as Alcazaba (3,366 m), and Veleta (3,398 m), among others. The Sierra Nevada range is also famous for its awe-inspiring wilderness and its charming villages with delicious cuisine, perfect for some apres-ski recovery. Don’t miss the chance to discover the best slopes in the south of Spain under the guidance of one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com. Whether you are an advanced skier or just getting started in backcountry skiing, you will find the perfect program for you!
In winter, the temperature at low altitudes average around 6 degrees celsius and are below freezing at high altitudes. In summer, the temperature averages around 24 degrees celsius. July is the driest month and November is the wettest.
Málaga has the closest international airport to the Sierra Nevada.
For backcountry skiing, during the winter months, from December to March.
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