Winter mountaineering course in Sierra Nevada Range

It will be a really enjoyable course in Sierra Nevada organized by José, an AEGM and UIMLA guide, and his team. Find in this program all the details about this 2-day learning experience ideal for a first venture into mountaineering.




Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Sierra Nevada

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified


    Mountains during wintertime become the best place to discover spectacular snowy landscapes. And Sierra Nevada is not the exception.

    The snowy mountain environment requires specific equipment and skills for a safe enjoyment. Because of that, I want to propose you this 2-day course in Sierra Nevada.

    Undoubtedly, this learning experience will offer you the opportunity to explore the winter mountain and get the basis needed to enter to this exciting activity.

    The goals of this course are the following:

    • To acquire the necessary knowledge to access safely to snowy areas
    • To be able to enjoy while you cope with weather or other adversities

    And here below you will find the content of the course:

    • Snowshoe progression
    • Self-stop techniques
    • Use of avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
    • Fortune huts
    • Nivology
    • Mountain safety principles
    • Orientation
    • Knowledge of snowy means

    Finally, I want to recommend the equipment you will need to take the best from this winter mountaineering course:

    Backpack max. 45l.
    Winter mountain boots
    Fleece or Primaloft
    Waterproof jacket and pants
    Hat and gloves
    Sunscreen and lip balm
    Headlamp and extra batteries
    Arva, shovel and probe

    This course will take place in different areas of Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, so please contact me for further information. Available dates during all the weekends from November till May 2017!! Hurry up and book your place.

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    360 EUR

    Group of 2
    180 EUR

    Group of 3
    120 EUR

    Group of 4
    100 EUR

    Group of 5
    80 EUR

    Group of 6
    60 EUR

    Group of 7
    60 EUR

    Group of 8
    60 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Personal Insurance
    • Tips

    About the Guide


    AEGM and UIMLA guide from Spain.

    I'm a mountain lover since I went up to Mulhacén at the age of 14. Since then I've been to mountains all around the world, always looking for new challenges.

    I like to share the love I feel for the mountains, and all what I learned out there during all these years.

    Some of my credentials:

    - Certified mountain guide for blind people (UNED foundation)
    - Wilderness Guide (WGA, currently in process)
    - Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA certified)
    - Member of the Spanish Association of Mountain Guides (AEGM) and member of the Union of International Mountain Leaders Association (UIMLA)

    Regarding my experience, I've done ascents and trekkings in the Alps, Pyrenees, Atlas range, Andes, Himalayas and Norway. I'm originally from Granada, in Andalucía, so I know in detail the region of Sierra Nevada.




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