2-day Winter mountaineering skills course in the Sierra Nevada, near Lugros (Level II)

Come and enjoy a 2-day winter mountaineering skills course in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, near Lugros, with UIMLA certified guide Alejandro.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Sierra Nevada

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Enjoy a 2-day, level 2 winter mountaineering course in the Sierra Nevada.

  • Learn many important techniques, from self arresting to building a bivouac.

  • Practice what you've learned in the mountains themselves.

 

For 2 days I would like to teach you a number of important winter mountaineering skills. Furthermore, I would like to teach you those skills in the amazing Sierra Nevada Mountains, near Lugros, in the Spanish province of Granada.

This level 2 course is perfect for people who love mountaineering. The course will help you improve upon the skills you already have, while also giving you the chance to learn some new ones. Ultimately, this 2-day course will provide a lot of useful instruction that you can use in future climbing expeditions.

This course will cover several important aspects of winter mountaineering. You will learn about equipment use, including crampons and ice axes. You will learn about identifying different types of snow, which is important for avalanche safety. And, you will learn about descending techniques, self-arresting techniques, as well as how to make a bivouac in the snow.

It is important that participants on this trip are in good physical condition.

The more you learn about winter mountaineering, the better at it you will become. And I believe at the conclusion of this 2 day, level 2 course, you will learn a great deal of important skills and techniques. To participate in this course, just send me a request.  I look forward to guiding you.

You can take the introductory, level 1 version of this course in the Sierra Nevada Mountains here.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
600 EUR

Group of 2
300 EUR

Group of 3
200 EUR

Group of 4
150 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes all necessary group and personal gear. The price of 150 Euros per person is for a group of 4. Please send a message for prices per person for smaller groups.
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Lugros

Accommodation

There are comfortable accommodation options in Lugros that I would be happy to recommend to you.

 

About the Guide

 
 

UIMLA Mountain Leader | AEGM Tour guide Mountain / Mountain Leader Sports Technician

Since I was a kid I travelled around the hills and peaks of Sierra Nevada range in south Spain, going up and down the valleys that made me in love with the mountains world.

Steadily, I discovered other ranges of the Iberic peninsula such as the Pyrenees and Picos de Europa, and then I travelled to the peruvian Andes, the Amazonas jungle, the Moroccan Atlas...

Thanks to these experiences and two years of studying to become a professional mountain guide, I started a new project called Nevalia mountain guides.

I hope I can help you to make true your mountain dreams!

 
 
 


 

 

What People are Saying about Alejandro Calancha

 

This trip was amazing and I recommend it to anyone who is interested in hiking. We went on 9 and 10 of December but we were lucky and the weather conditions was really good. The nature and the view were fascinating. Alejandro was an excellent guide! Very professional and a very nice guy. All these elements combining together made this trip an unforgettable experience!
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Panskal
That was a blast, I truly had a wonderful time! Everything went just perfectly, thanks a lot to my guide Alejandro for your professionalism, patience and flexibility. I am looking forward to my next trek in the Sierra Nevada (or elsewhere, who knows?) and will definitely think of Nevalia
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Ntube
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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Tanya
 

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