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Snowshoeing on Morrón del Mediodía, Sierra Nevada

Join Alejandro, an UIMLA mountain leader, for an incredible adventure snowshoeing to reach the peak of Morrón del Mediodía, Spain.

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Sierra Nevada

1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec




Reach the peak of the stunning Morrón del Mediodía, in the Sierra Nevada National Park using the ancient technique of snowshoeing. Join me for an amazing adventure on this Spanish treasure.

Snowshoeing is an amazing sport for winter and outdoor lovers! If you haven’t tried it (or if you have), you’ll learn that the snow rackets allow you to move faster and easierly through difficult snowy terrains. It also gives you the advantage of not having to follow a marked trail. Get ready to have some fun!

We’ll start our tour from Puerto de la Ragua, located at 2000 meters above sea level, and slowly ascend towards Morrón del Mediodía at 2760 meters. This is the highest point in Marquesado del Zenete. We’ll get stunning views of the Mulhacen, Alcazaba and Veleta.

Make sure to bring mountain boots, adequate clothing, a windbreaker, food and plenty of water. The snowshoes and sticks for the trip are included in the price.

So send your request and get ready for an exciting snowshoeing trip! I would love to guide you on this breathtaking National Park.

If you’re looking for more snowshoeing fun, check out the trips I offer to Chullo Peak and around Sierra Nevada.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

Price details

Price includes snow rackets and sticks, and photographic record of the trip.

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


September, 2023

Alejandro is a real proffesional . All the time knowing what he is doing , constantly keeping update on the weather forecast and chosing safest routes for us . I felt really safe with him .

Anne Branson


July, 2023

I really enjoyed the trip! Alejandro was a great guide. The only few things to work on are: -Alcazaba was not possible because of snow. I definitely understand this but it was not communicated until we were on the trail -Explore share was difficult as a third party to communicate with- It worked better once I got email working directly -I think the cost for the trip is high but if it goes to the guide and not explore-share that's one thing.. if a lot goes to explore-share I would prefer to find guides on my own

Ryan Ellis


August, 2022

Excellent service. Great communication from company and flexible to meet needs. Guide was superb. Very accommodating and suggestive of different routes and activities to maximise the experience. Highly recommend to anyone looking to hire a guide.

Lies Peeters


July, 2022

Because of a weekday trip it was not crowded and this was very nice

Daliah Ali


February, 2020

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Casey Zavaleta


December, 2019

Our guide was changed on us last minute. Before the hike, I had missed the messages from the guide because the notifications went to a weird place in my email inbox. Because we messaged him late, he cancelled on us. I was worried we wouldn't be able to go on the hike at all. Luckily, we ended up going with a different guide, Victoria, who was lovely.

Matt Meehan


June, 2019

My guide was actually Leonardo Ruiz Pratt and he did an excellent job!! A++



December, 2018

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!



August, 2018

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



April, 2018

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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