Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
We’ll meet at Jerez del Marquesado and follow the path to ascend to Postero Alto hut.
Distance: 7 km. Elevation gain + 670m – 35m Time: 2 hours.
We’ll go towards the Alcazaba peak and pass other 3,000-meter peaks such as Puntal de los Cuartos, El Cuervo and Puntal de Vacares. On our way, we’ll pass some lakes like the Vacares Lake and the 7 lake cirque. Then, we reach the Poqueira hut. There’s also an option to do it through Basar de la Alcazaba.
Distance: 26 km. Elevation gain + 2.240m – 1.600m. Time: 10-11 hours.
This is the day we reach the highest peak in the peninsula: Mulhacen peak (3,478m). We’ll also go to the Cerro de los Machos (3,327m), Caldera Lake, Cerro Pelao, Mulhacén River and Corrales de Veleta.
Distance: 21 km. Elevation gain + 1.480m – 1.550m. Time: 9-10 hours.
On day 4, we’ll ascend Veleta Peak (3,390m) and then descend to Carihuela Hut and Capileira. We’ll be able to see the Amoladeras Arab Canals and the New Canal.
Distance: 20 km. Elevation gain + 1.200m – 2.200m. Time: 8-9 hours.
On day 5, we’ll do the Alpujarra tour to reach Trevélez.
Distance: 17 km. Elevation gain + 1.050m – 1.035m. Time: 6 hours.
We can either go all the way to our starting point or spend an extra night at Postero Alto hut and descend the following day. Either way, we’ll get to enjoy beautiful views of the canyons along the way.
Distance: 25 km. Elevation gain + 1.850m – 2.100m. Time: 8-10 hours.
Make sure to bring:
-30-40 liter backpack
-Folding trekking poles
-Comfortable and warm clothes
-Hat and cap
-Sleeping bag and light towel
-1 liter water bottle
-First aid kit
-Sunscreen and lip balm
I am a High Mountain Professional Guide and a Geology Graduate. I am also a member of the AEGM (Spanish Association of Mountains Guides).
I have wide experience developing and guiding trips. I practice different activities, like alpinism and skiing. But I never forgot cycling, my other big passion.
As CEO and Travel Guide of Muntania Outdoors, I enjoy sharing all of my experience and enthusiasm for exploring new destinations to create new trips for my guests.
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