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.
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 9 km
Altitude+ 481 m
Altitude- 163 m
Average time 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 18 km
Altitude+ 974 m
Altitude- 1315 m
Average time 8 -9 h
Suncream and lipcream
Water (minimum 3L)
Hill food and energy snacks
Spare windproof clothing
35 to 50 litre rucksack
Wide brimmed sun hat
Lightweight boots or trail shoes
Lightweight waterproof and windproof jacket
Lightweight thermal base layer
Lightweight fleece or softshell gilet
Trekking poles (optional)
Sierra Nevada - Granada - Spain
April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November.
Up to 8 per mountain guide
- Mountain leader
- 1 night accommodation on full board
- Transport (available on request)
- Travel Insurance
1 Person - 300 € / person
2 Persons - 160 € / person
3 Persons - 130 € / person
4 persons - 100 € / person
5 to 8 persons - 70€ / person
Mulhacen | 2 days | Sierra Nevada-Granada | From 100€ |