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At 3,478.6 m (11,413 ft), Mount Mulhacen is the highest mountain in Spain. It is located in the Sierra Nevada Range and boasts a variety of climbing routes, both technical and non-technical. Compare and book a certified guide for your Mount Mulhacen mountain climbing trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Mount Mulhacen

What should I know about Mountain Climbing Mount Mulhacen?

At 3,478.6 m (11,413 ft), Mount Mulhacen is the highest peak in Spain and a Sierra Nevada classic. According to legend, king Muley Hacén was buried at its summit, which is where it gets its name from.

Mulhacen boasts several routes that range from easy and non-technical, to steep and technically challenging. Therefore, it is perfect for climbers of all levels and usually does not take more than 2 days to climb. Capileira and Trevelez Villages are nearby and common starting points for the ascent.

Why should I choose Mount Mulhacen for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

The highest mountain in Spain

Mount Mulhacen is the highest mountain in Spain, and also, the highest in western Europe outside the Alps!

A variety of climbing routes

Whether you decide to climb via the non-technical south flank or the long west ridge, or the much more challenging north and north-east sides, you will find the perfect route for your level and preferences!

It only takes 1 or 2 days to climb

Mulhacen only takes one or two days to climb, which means it's the perfect mountain to tackle on a weekend getaway, or on a combined program in the region!

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in Mount Mulhacen?

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.

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How can I get to Mount Mulhacen?

Málaga has the closest international airport to the Sierra Nevada Range where Mulhacen is located.

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When is the best time to travel to Mount Mulhacen for Mountain Climbing?

For mountain climbing, the best time to visit is during the summer months between June and September.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Mount Mulhacen



Alejandro could not be more perfect for anyone looking to summit Mulhacén! He planned our winter ascent impeccably and although we were very lucky with the weather (blue skies and epic views - if a tad chilly!), our successful and joyful climb was very much down to him and his attitude . I would also add that as far as mountain refuges go, Mulhacén's is a goodie :)

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