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3-day Sierra Nevada Trilogy: Alcazaba, Veleta and Muhalcen

Join Mariano, a certified mountain guide, ski instructor and UIMLA mountain leader, on this 3-day Sierra Nevada Trilogy and conquer its three highest peaks: Alcazaba, Veleta and Muhalcen!

Mountain RangeSierra Nevada
Duration3 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group

Highlights

  • Conquer three of the most emblematic mountains in Spain.

  • Marvel at the incredible views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

  • Explore the Sierra Nevada National Park with the help of an expert local guide.

Description

Want to take your trekking skills to the next level? This 3-day Sierra Nevada Trilogy offers the opportunity to conquer the three highest and most emblematic peaks in Spain: Alcazaba (3,366 m), Veleta (3,396 m) and Mulhacén (3,482 m).

Our meeting point will be in Granada. From there, we will go to Capileira where we’ll spend our first night in a hostel. On the following days we’ll climb these three different amazing peaks that can be found in the Sierra Nevada National Park.

First, we’ll explore Alcazaba (3,366 m). Then, Veleta (3,396 m). And finally, we’ll climb the highest summit in this mountain range: Mulhacén. At 3,482 m (11,421 ft), it’s also the highest point of the Iberian Peninsula and is known as the roof of Spain. After long trekking days, on our second and last nights, we’ll sleep in the Poqueira Refuge located at 2,500 meters.

Although we’ll split this expedition into three days in order to reach the top of these  mountains in the best possible conditions, you will need some previous preparation. All participants will need to have some prior mountaineering experience as well as a good fitness level.

Are you ready for this 3-day Sierra Nevada Trilogy? Then send your request! I will be happy to lead you on this unique journey. 

Looking for more exciting adventures in Spain? You may also be interested in this 1-day guided ascent to El Veleta in Sierra Nevada.

Accommodation

Hostel Poqueira Refuge

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Necessary equipment: -Backpack of 40 liters -Trekking shoes -Sportswear -T-shirt (not cotton) -Trekking pants -Goretex jacket -Buff -Warm clothes -Extra dry clothes -Sun cap -Sunglasses -Sunscreen -Canteen -Snacks

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Itinerary

Day 1: Capileira

Transfer by bus from Granada to Capileira.

Night in a Hostel.

Day 2: Bus Lanzadera - Alto del Chorrillo - Penon del Globo (3288 m) - Alcazaba (3366 m) - Puntal de la Cornisa (3313 m) - Poqueira Refuge (2500 m).

Cañada de Siete Lagunas Tour.

Overnight at the Poqueira Refuge.

Day 3: Refugio Poqueira - Mulhacén (3,482 m) - Collado de la Carihuela - Veleta (3,398 m) - Hoya de la Mora (2,500 m)

On our last tour day, we will reach the top of the first and second highest summits of the Sierra Nevada, Mulhacén and Veleta.

Then, we will descend to the Hoya de la Mora, where a vehicle will take us back to Granada.

End of the activity.


About the guide

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High Mountain Sports Technician (Técnico Deportivo en Alta Montaña) from Spain.

He has more than 20 years doing mountain and skiing. From his early walks in La Pedriza to tens of alpine “four thousanders” summits ascended, to expeditions in South America, Caucasus and Central Asia, has traveled many mountains, especially on his skis, since it is a fan of this sport in all disciplines. Also enjoy the classic climbing and mountaineering.

Born competitor, started in mountain biking, went through the skijoring (in which discipline was Champion of Spain), skiing, mountain duathlon, mountain running and finally cross-country skiing and ski-mountaineering, where several successes also treasures.

He's a great teacher and teaches with the same passion which live the mountain. He speaks spanish, english, italian, french (basic) and russian (basic).


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 774 each

Group of 2

EUR 361 each

Group of 3

EUR 361 each

Group of 4

EUR 305 each

Group of 5

EUR 305 each

Group of 6

EUR 305 each

Group of 7

EUR 305 each

Group of 8

EUR 305 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Personal Insurance

Price details

• Accommodation in mountain huts is $30 EUR per night approx. Price does not include: *Ticket bus from Granada *Capileira (6,5€ aprox.)* Ticket Bus from Lanzadera (9€ aprox.)


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