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Self Guided Support Sierra Nevada
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Mountain Gear Rental Sierra Nevada
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Multi Day Trekking Support
Multi Day Trekking Support

Self Guided Support Sierra Nevada for mountaineers, trekkers & groups

Self Guided in Spain's Sierra Nevada mountains? Here's how we can help!

"Great week! Home safe and sound. Enjoyed our dealings/meeting with people in your team. Nice scene I like informal, but reliable..good. So thanks! Have a feeling will certainly be seeing you again." Felix Jackson, Donegal Mountain Rescue Team

Dates- Year Round

Accommodation - hotels from €30 per person per night (sharing)

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How It Works?

  • Choose dates required? - no restriction. Any start date, any duration. 365 days a year. 300+ days sun!
  • Choose which airport? - Granada (45 mins), Malaga (2hrs), Almeria (2hrs)
  • Choose type of accommodation? - See our accommodation page
  • Contact us - See our contact page

Further Information

Pick up/drop off in Granada (Alhambra area) or Lanjaron, Alpujarras

Trip Reports Photos Mountains, environment & safety

Climbers, Groups & Mountaineering Clubs


Airport transfers, accommodation, mountain drop off/pick up points, equipment hire and snow/climbing advice from the people who live here. 100 % Snow guarantee. Sun almost guaranteed. Compare this and our prices to an equivalent stay in Scotland! So why not come here?

We have produced an free online Winter Mountaineering Guide to assist visiting mountaineers.

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Walkers & Trekkers


Airport transfers, accommodation, mountain drop off/pick up points, equipment hire and advice from the people who live here. We also have compiled an online route guide with maps for trekking and walking

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State of 4WD Access Tracks


Updated Jan 2017

  • Loma de los Cuartos above Guejar Sierra - 4WD only
  • Mirador de Rinconada, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - 4WD only
  • Pena Caballera, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - Saloon car possible with care to Tello turnoff, 4WD beyond
  • Puente Palo for Tajos de los Machos, Cerrillo Redondo - Saloon car possible with care
  • Refugio Forestal la Piuca - 4WD only
  • Hoya del Portillo above Capiliera - Saloon car possible

4WD trailhead drop off/pick up service. See below for prices

What Can We Provide?


  • Airport transfers - as selected by you
  • Accommodation - as selected by you
  • Advice regarding current mountain conditions
  • Option - laminated maps
  • Drop off and pick up for all routes selected. This gives you the option to choose round trips or linear walks
  • Equipment or any gear hire - See our gear selection This saves weight (cost!)on airlines
  • Option "Food for the mountains" - dehydrated, packed lunches, breakfasts, trail food etc all available
  • Satellite communicators and access to emergency services at all times (vast areas of the Sierras have no mobile signal!)

How Much Will It Cost?


Take advantage of cheap winter mid-week flights to Malaga or Granada from most UK airports. "Tailor make" your holiday from the following costs: (all prices in euros)

  • Airport transfers - Granada (€60), Malaga (€100), Almeria (€120)
  • Accommodation - €25 per person per night sharing (unless upgrade - see accommodation page)
  • Advice, route maps, route cards - FOC
  • Gear storage whilst in mountains - FOC
  • Advice regarding snow and climbing conditions, approach routes and hut selection - FOC
  • Equipment hire - See our gear selection for prices
  • Extras: Poqueira Hut fees (approx €17 per person per night). Food and drink - as a guide, food and drink is about half the price of that in the UK

Transportation to drop off and pick up points:

  • Sierra Nevada (Hoya de la Mora) - for Veleta and the north - €65 (up to 4 clients)
  • Capileira - for Poqueira Hut, Mulhacen and southern approach - €55 (up to 4 clients)
  • Trevelez - for Siete Lagunas and Alcazaba - €65 (up to 4 clients)

4WD trailhead drop off/pick up service. Prices for car and up to 4 passengers

  • Loma de los Cuartos above Guejar Sierra - for integral, northern peaks - €120
  • Mirador de Rinconada, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - €90
  • Pena Caballera, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - €65
  • Puente Palo for Tajos de los Machos, Cerrillo Redondo - €65
  • Refugio Forestal la Piuca - €80
  • Hoya del Portillo above Capiliera - €75

Sample itinerary for mountaineers


Sample itinerary and costs (all in euros) for party of 4 (6 days):

  • Day 1 - Arrive Malaga. Transfer to Lanjaron (€100). Overnight in hotel (€100)
  • Day 2 - Transport to Hoya de Mora (€65). Climb up to Cariguela Hut at 3229 metres
  • Day 3 - Climb on Veleta north face. Walk across to Caldera Refugio (3030 metres)
  • Day 4 - Climb Puntal de La Caldera or on Mulhacen's N face. Overnight Poqueira Hut (€68).
  • Day 5 - Gully climbs on the Raspones or Rio Crestones. Return down Poqueira gorge for pick up at Capileira (€65). Overnight at hotel in Lanjaron (€100)
  • Day 6 - Return to Malaga airport for flight home (€100)

Total cost is €578 excl flights, food and drink i.e. €150 per person!