Category Archives: Cumbres Verdes

Las Arenales and the Dilar Valley, Cumbres Verdes

A contrasting hike through very varied scenery close to Granada. Lush green valleys fight with arid badlands for possession of the land and this gives interesting scenery and views

Route Info
Access  Cumbres Verdes via Granada
Start  Collado Sevilla
End  Same as start
Distance (km)  12
Height Gain (m) 520
Est Time (Naithsmith’s) 4 hrs 20 mins

Route Description

From Collado Sevilla take a rough trail through arid badlands into the upper Barranco de Buho and hence to Las Arenales dry river valley.… Look at the route!

Also posted in 10-20km, 500-1000m, Day Walks

The Peak of Trevenque, Cumbres Verdes, Granada

This well known summit is one of the most spectacular and dramatic in the Sierra Nevada. The mountain is steep on all sides but there are numerous ways up to it’s majestic summit of 2079m

Route Info
Access  Cumbres Verdes via Granada
Start  Collado Sevilla
End  Same as start
Distance (km)  10
Height Gain (m)  660
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  4 hrs 10 mins

Route Description

Ascend the peak from Collado Sevilla on the well worn track and the arid badlands in the valley of Las Arenales.… Look at the route!

Also posted in 10-20km, 500-1000m, Day Walks

The Cerro Huenes Group, Cumbres Verdes

This lovely group of mountains lies in the north of the area and a great day walk can link all the major summits, including, Pico de Carne (1809m), Cerro Gordo (1889m) and Cerro Huenes (1802m)

Route Info
Access  Cumbres Verdes via Granada
Start  Puente de los Siete Ojos
End  Same as start
Distance (km)  12
Height Gain (m)  570
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  4 hrs 20 mins

Route Description

Start from the bridge at “Puente de los Siete Ojos” and follow the well worn track northwards up the first peak, Pico de Carne.… Look at the route!

Also posted in 10-20km, 500-1000m, Day Walks