Hike to Mulhacen peak in Sierra Nevada, highest peak on the iberian Peninsula. It will take part from Capileira and overnight in Poqueira refuge. All the trip will take place in Sierra Nevada, surrounded by outstansding mountains and beautiful landscapes.
Day 1:Capileira- Poqueira Refuge
Day 2:Climb Mulhacen Peak and back to Capileira
Meeting point: agree with the guide
Arrival time: approximately 7:00 pm, but it depends on the pace of the group
Located in the heart of the Natural and National Park of the Sierra Nevada, Mulhacen, with a height of 3,479 m, is the highest peak on the Iberian Peninsula.
According to legend, the penultimate Nasrid King of the Kingdom of Granada, Muley Hacén, was buried on its slopes, back in the 15th century, and this is where his name comes from.
With a gentle slope that faces south and towards Africa, steep to the west, steep to the east and almost impassable to the north (a route which is only for the most prepared and daring), this summit is High Mountain in capital letters and is not to be underestimated
The first stage will start, depending on the snow line, from the town of Capileira, from the mid-level or high irrigation channel, or Hoya del Portillo, in order to stay overnight in the Poqueira refuge at an altitude of 2,500 m.
There isn’t any drinkable water on the path. We recommend carrying 2l of water. We highly recommend hiking sticks. . Sunglasses, sun cream, protective lip cream, a hat, gloves and appropriate clothing for the season and the weather forecast. Crampons, an ice axe and a helmet are essential
Price of “custom date”: €285/pp. 2 people minimum. It includes the guided trip for 2 days, accidents insurance and liability, mountain refuge with dinner and breakfast, transportation from Granada. It doesn’t include picnic lunches, showers, water or drinks in the mountain refuge. It is necessary to use a sleeping bag.
€225/pp from 3- 4 people
Purchasing Conditions: Excursions must be booked and paid for at least three days in advance. Participants must arrive at the meeting point on time. The group will wait for participants for five minutes but then leave. In this situation, no money will be reimbursed. All participants should ensure that they know how to get to the meeting point and if you have any questions or doubts, please do not hesitate to contact us.
(1) Relaxed: Adventure travel at its most relaxed pace.
(2) Easy: Great for newcomers to active travel.
(3) Moderate: For outdoor novices and above.
(4) Vigorous: Recommended for fir travelers with basic skills.
(5) Strenuous: Designed for very fit travelers.