Sierra Nevada infographic on the high peaks which includes the top ten ascents by height Sierra Nevada infographic on the high peaks which includes the top ten ascents by height.
Added are “normal year” snow seasons and how to deal with altitude sickness whilst visiting the Sierra Nevada national park. Our most popular mountain activities and a few facts thrown in.
Sierra Nevada High Peaks Infographic
An exhilarating 2 minute ride down Europe’s most southerly 3000m mountain, the Cerro de Caballo (3009m) in Spain’s Sierra Nevada More info about the ski touring potential here at http://spanishhighs.co.uk/ski-touring-sierra-nevada.php
Filmed by Jens Foell of Spanish Highs
Prefer the wide open, quiet and remote mountains? This is my kind of backcountry ski touring in the Sierra Nevada! Let’s face it, most of us are not daredevil skiers. We don’t really want to be hurtling down some ridiculously steep slope chased by an avalanche! Yes we want to be tested, be prefer the wide open, quiet and remote mountains where the only noise is the sound of skins gliding across the snows as we ascend to our peak.
Describes an overnight camp on the summit of Spain’s highest mountain, Mulhacén, with a spectacular sunset and sunrise An overnight camp on the summit of Spain’s highest mountain, Mulhacén (3482m), in which the most spectacular sunset and sunrise were observed.
A report from Richard Hartley of Spanish Highs, Sierra Nevada
I quite like going “against the grain”. Ascending a mountain when everybody else is coming down (or descending a mountain before anybody else is going up for that matter!
In April 2013 we join a team led by British snowboarder Julia Pickering to climb and snowboard the largest active volcano in Kamchatka and the Northern Hemisphere In April 2013, Richard Hartley and Kiersten Rowland of Spanish Highs Mountain Guides are to join a team led by British snowboarder/mountaineer Julia Pickering attempting to become the first people to climb and snowboard down the largest active volcano in the Northern Hemisphere, Kamchatka in far eastern Russia.