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TREKKING SIERRA NEVADA

MULHACEN

SIERRA NEVADA

Summer

Mulhacen  |  2 days  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 100€  |

DESCRIPTION

 

Mulhacén peak, 3.478 meters is the highest summit of Sierra Nevada and the Spain mainland. Ascent by south face does not entail difficulty, however it is always necessary to use climbing equipment to reach its summit.
It is named after Abu l-Hasan Ali, or Muley Hacén as he is known in Spanish, the penultimate Muslim King of Granada in the 15th century who, according to legend, was buried on the summit of the mountain.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Hoya del Portillo (2.168 m) – Mirador de Trevelez (2.603 m) - Poqueira hut (2.500 m)

We start the ascent to Poqueira hut from Trevelez, to the 'Hoya del Portillo' by the "Mirador de Trevelez".

Distance               Altitude+               Altitude-               Average time

9 km                     481 m                    163 m                    4 -5 h​

DAY 2:  Poqueira Hut (2.500 m) - Mulhacen (3.478 m ) - Hoya del Portillo (2.168 m)

Starting from the Poqueira hut, we climb the south face of 'Mulhacen'. Descent we will past along the Mulhacen II and then to Trevelez again.

Distance              Altitude+               Altitude-               Average time

18 km                   974 m                    1315 m                 8 -9 h

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • Eye protection

  • Suncream and lipcream

  • Water (minimum 3L)

  • Hill food and energy snacks

  • Spare windproof clothing

  • 35 to 50 litre rucksack

  • Wide brimmed sun hat

  • Lightweight trousers 

  • Lightweight boots or trail shoes

  • Lightweight waterproof and windproof jacket

  • Lightweight thermal base layer

  • Socks

  • Lightweight fleece or softshell gilet

  • Thermal gloves 

  • Digital camera

  • Trekking poles (optional)

PRECIO

1 Person  -  300 € / person

2 Persons - 160 € / person

3 Persons - 130 € / person

4 persons - 100 € / person

5 to 8 persons - 70€ / person

WHERE

Sierra Nevada - Granada - Spain

 

 

DATES

April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November.

 

 

Nº PARTICIPANTS

Up to 8 per mountain guide

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Moderate 

 

 

INCLUDED

- Mountain leader

- 1 night accommodation on full board

NOT INCLUDED

- Transport (available on request)

- Travel Insurance

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Mulhacen  |  2 days  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 100€  |