Mountaineers & Trekkers, Self Guided Support Sierra Nevada

Support for self guided trekkers, mountaineers, clubs & groups

Self Guided Support Sierra Nevada
Self Guided Support Sierra Nevada
Gear Rental
Gear Rental
Multi Day Trekking and Transport Support
Multi Day Trekking and Transport Support

How It Works?

What Can We Provide?

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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.

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 a free online Winter Mountaineering Guide to assist visiting mountaineers.

Dates - Year Round

Accommodation - hotels from €25 per person per night (sharing)

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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 (€125)
  • Accommodation - €30 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 - €80 (up to 4 clients)
  • Capileira - for Poqueira Hut, Mulhacen and southern approach - €60 (up to 4 clients)
  • Trevelez - for Siete Lagunas and Alcazaba - €70 (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 - €140
  • Mirador de Rinconada, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - €100
  • Pena Caballera, Cerro de Caballo trailhead - €80
  • Puente Palo for Tajos de los Machos, Cerrillo Redondo - €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 (€120)
  • Day 2 - Transport to Hoya de Mora (€80). 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 (€60). Overnight at hotel in Lanjaron (€120)
  • Day 6 - Return to Malaga airport for flight home (€100)

Total cost is €648 excl flights, food and drink i.e. €162 per person!

State of 4WD Access Tracks

  • 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. Enquire for prices

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