Departure: University Hostel of Sierra Nevada (08:30 h.)

Itinerary: We start our ascent to the second highest peak of the Sierra Nevada from the Albergue Universitario (2500m), once equipped with the necessary equipment: snowshoes, crampons, ice axes. We go up the San Juan Valley to the Posiciones del Veleta to enjoy an excellent panoramic view of the north faces of the highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada. From the Posiciones we begin our attack on the summit: Veleta, 3396 m above sea level.


  • Sierra Nevada National Park
  • Ecosystems of the Mediterranean High Mountains
  • Geomorphology and glacial modelling
  • Highest peaks of the Peninsula (Mulhacén, Veleta).
  • High Alpujarra region, on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada
  • Progression techniques in high snowy mountains


/ per person

  • Group: min. 4
  • Age: min. 16

The activity includes

  • Mountain guide
  • Specific material
  • Assistance insurance
  • CR insurance

The activity does not include

  • Lunch

Recommended equipment

  • Trekking shoes
  • Sun protection
  • Warm clothing