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TREKKING SIERRA NEVADA

VELETA PEAK

SIERRA NEVADA

Summer

Veleta  |  1 day  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 40€  |

DESCRIPTION

 

Veleta ('Weather vane')  is the third highest peak of the Spanish mainland and the second highest in the Sierra Nevada with 3.394 metres (11,135 ft)

The mountain can be seen from the city of Granada.

The 'Corral de la Veleta' or 'Corral del Veleta glacier', at 37° N the southernmost glacier in Europe, disappeared in 1913.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Hoya de la Mora (2.500 m) – Veleta Peak (3.394 m)

We start the ascent to the Veleta peak summit from 'Hoya de la Mora', passing trought 'Las posiciones del Veleta' untill the top where we will enjoy the amazing landscape with the Mulhacen and the Alcazaba at your fingertips.

Distance               Altitude+               Altitude-               Average time

9 km                     900 m                    100 m                    5 -6 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  -  180 € / person

2 Persons - 90   € / person

3 Persons - 70   € / person

4 persons - 50   € / person

5 - 6 persons 40 € / 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

Low

 

 

INCLUDED

- Mountain leader

NOT INCLUDED

- Transport (available on request)

- Travel Insurance

TREKKING SIERRA NEVADA

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Veleta  |  1 day  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 40€  |