The Sierra Nevada (with or without) Guide

Routes, Maps & Inspiration for Self Guided Walking & Hiking in Spain's Sierra Nevada

Walks and Treks in Spain's Sierra Nevada with up to 500m ascent

Soportujar to Lanjarón on the GR7 path

in  0 to 500m, 10 to 20km, Alpujarras, Day Walks

Linear Distance 15km Ascent 340m Time 4hrs 30mins Access: Alpujarras Start: Padre Eterno/Soportujat End: Lanjaron Route Description Start from Padre Eterno on the main Orgiva to Trevelez road just a few km east of Soportujar. Take the dirt track opposite for 500m until the GR7 path is met. Turn left and follow this through the village of Soportujar. A steep short rise until an acequia is met which is followed to cross the Rio Chico.
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Las Alegas, Refugio Cebollar and High Forests of the Alpujarras

in  0 to 10km, 0 to 500m, Alpujarras, Day Walks

A short, pathless, but high quality walk in a rarely visited area of the Sierra Nevada Circular Distance 10km Ascent 640m Time 3hrs Access: Soportujar, Alpujarras Start: 2km before La Piuca Casa Forestal End: Same as start N.B Important update 2017! Due to parking restrictions a car must be left another 1.5km back along the dirt road where an official sign tells cars not to go any further.
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Rio Culo Perro and the Rio Trevelez Valley

in  0 to 500m, 10 to 20km, Alpujarras, Day Walks

Circular Distance 13km Ascent 570m Time 4hrs 30mins Access: Trevelez, Alpujarras Start: Trevelez End: Same as start Route Description Initially ascend from the upper village following signs to “Siete Lagunas” before leaving this track to the right and following a well trodden path traversing above the 1000m level, crossing several river valleys (barrancos). After crossing the Rio Culo Perro descending from Siete Lagunas the route descends through farmland to join the Rio Trevelez and hence back to the town alongside the river.
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Walk from Trevélez to Busquistar on the GR7 Footpath

in  0 to 500m, 10 to 20km, Alpujarras, Day Walks  

Linear Distance 13km Ascent 380m Time 4hrs 30mins Access: Trevélez, Alpujarras Start: Trevélez End: Busquistar Route Description This route is well signposted throughout as it’s part of the GR7 path. The only difficulty is a lack of decent signs when dropping down into the Barranco de la Bina. It is a simple but enjoyable rural route linking the two Alpujarras towns of Trevélez and Busquistar.
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