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TREKKING SIERRA NEVADA

VELETA PEAK

SIERRA NEVADA

Wintry

Veleta  |  1 day  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 70€  |

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

  • Digital camera

  • Torch or headlamp

  • Eye protection

  • Suncream and lipcream

  • Water (minimum 2L for winter)

  • Spare windproof clothing

  • Personal first aid/medical kit

  • Thermal base layer

  • Thermal Socks

  • Lightweight fleece or softshell gilet

  • Thermal gloves

  • Warm fleece or down/synthetic jacket

  • Warm headware (facemask or balaclava optional)

  • Boots - 3 or 4 season boots. Need boots that take crampon 

  • Winter Gloves

  • Mountaineering Jacket

  • Winter trousers (thermal)

  • Extra base layers

  • Trekking Poles (optional)

PRECIO

1 Person  -  180 € / person

2 Persons - 90   € / person

3 Persons - 70   € / person

4 persons - 50   € / person

WHERE

Sierra Nevada - Granada - Spain

 

 

DATES

December, January, February, March

 

 

Nº PARTICIPANTS

Up to 6 per mountain guide

 

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Moderate 

 

 

INCLUDED

- Mountain leader

- Crampons, ice axes

 

NOT INCLUDED

- Transport (available on request)

- Travel Insurance

Veleta  |  1 day  |  Sierra Nevada-Granada  |  From 70€  |

TREKKING SIERRA NEVADA

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