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3-day hiking trip to Sierra Nevada’s 3-thousanders

3-day hiking trips to Sierra Nevada's 3-thousanders
3-day hiking trips to Sierra Nevada's 3-thousanders

Dare come with Jesus, an AEGM-UIMLA mountain guide, on this challenging 3-day hiking trip to Sierra Nevada's 3-thousanders !


Sierra Nevada

3 Days

May - Oct




All the way from Cerro Pelao (3182 meters) to el Caballo (3013 meters), join me on this on this 3-day hiking trip to Sierra Nevada’s 3-thousanders!

During this 3-day adventure, participants will discover the amazing Sierra Nevada’s 3-thousanders, including Mulhacen (3.482m.), el Puntal de Vacares (3.138m.), La Alcazaba (3.366m.),Cerro de los Machos (3.329m.) and Veleta (3.392m.).

Our meeting point will be in Granada or Alpujarras, and from there participants will be transported to the Postero Alto Hut, located at 1850 meters. During the days to come we will be climbing the different amazing peaks that can be found in Sierra Nevada National Park. We’ll spend the nights  at camping sites we will find along the way.

You will find a detailed itinerary below!

Keep in mind that this trip is suitable for experienced climbers who are in great physical condition as we will be hiking between 7 and 9 hours a day. 

So if you want to join me on this 3-day hiking adventure, request to book this trip!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

- Transportation start and back


Day 1: Cerro Pelao (3.182m.) - the summit rope - The Calderetas

From Postero Alto we begin our ascent to the first three thousand: Cerro Pelao (3.182m.). We continue along the summit rope (Puntal de los Cuartos, Atalaya, El Cuervo …) to Puntal de Vacares (3.182m.), From where we descend to the Calderetas to spend the night.

Accommodation and dinner in camping regime. 8 a 9h.

Day 2: El Alcazaba (3366 mt) - Siete Lagunas - Mulhacen (3482 meters) - Cerro de los Machos - Pico del Veleta

We move towards the northwest to El Alcazaba (3,366m.),

Descend to Siete Lagunas and from here we continue our march to Mulhacén, roof of the peninsula (3,482m.).

We continue through Rio Seco valley towards the Cerro de los Machos and Pico del Veleta, dedicating the day to the summits of the Central Sector of Sierra Nevada.

Lodging and dinner in Veleta refuge and / or camping in the Lagunillos de la Virgen.

Day 3: Last day!

Lagunillos de la Virgen, Elorrieta (3.183m.). Valley of the Lanjarón River to the Cerro del Caballo (3,013m.).

We descend  2,300m. where participants will get transferred to the town of Lanjarón.

Transfer to Granada.



More info

Necessary material: Sleeping bag, mat, 50L minimum backpack, mountain clothes, sunglasses, protection cream. Cutlery.

Meeting point

Granada o Alpujarras


What experience do I need to have? How fit do I need to be? Is this program suitable for children or older people?

We can adapt the trek according to the customer level.

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

AEGM-UIMLA Guide from Spain

I was born and always lived in the Alpujarra Region and Sierra Nevada. My passion for those mountains drove me towards mountain guiding, and I've been doing so since 1989.

I can guide you in summit ascents, ski touring and mountaineering, hiking around the villages in Alpujarra, or canyoning.





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What people are saying about this trip



This is a wonderful inspiring trip. Very well organised and flexible to our needs.

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