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 between 10km and 20km in length


Cortijos Hornillos circular hike

in  10 to 20km, 500 to 1000m, Day Walks, Guejar Sierra

Circular Distance 14km Ascent 690m Time 5hrs Access: Güéjar Sierra via Granada - the town of Güéjar-Sierra (1000m) is very easily reached from Granada city in 30 mins via the A-395 (Cenes de la Vega and Pinos-Genil) Start: Barranco de San Juan. Take the main road east of Güéjar-Sierra well signposted to the Verada Estrella. This narrow road drops steadily down to the Rio Genil and passes through a series of tunnels on it’s way to the trailhead where there is a restaurant and car park.
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Las Arenales and the Dilar Valley, Cumbres Verdes

in  10 to 20km, 500 to 1000m, Cumbres Verdes, Day Walks

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 Circular Distance 12km Ascent 520m Time 4hrs 30mins Access: Cumbres Verdes via Granada Start: Collado Sevilla End: Same as start 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.
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The Peak of Trevenque, Cumbres Verdes, Granada

in  10 to 20km, 500 to 1000m, Cumbres Verdes, Day Walks

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 Circular Distance 10km Ascent 660m Time 4hrs 15mins Access: Cumbres Verdes via Granada Start: Collado Sevilla End: Same as start Route Description Ascend the peak from Collado Sevilla on the well worn track and the arid badlands in the valley of Las Arenales.
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The Cerro Huenes mountains, Cumbres Verdes, Granada

in  10 to 20km, 500 to 1000m, Cumbres Verdes, Day Walks

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) Circular Distance 12km Ascent 580m Time 4hrs 30mins Access: Cumbres Verdes via Granada Start: Puente de los Siete Ojos End: Same as start 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.
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Remote Ridges of Los Alayos de Dilar

in  10 to 20km, 500 to 1000m, Day Walks, Dilar Niguelas

Circular Distance 20km Ascent 980m Time 7hrs Access: Dilar, accessed in 10 minutes from main Granada-Motril Autovia Start: Trailhead alongside river 3km E of town. Follow the main road through Dilar until you pass just over a bridge, turn right. Follow until car park at the end of the road is reached. Suitable for saloon cars End: Same as start Route Description The first task is to get to Collado del Pino at the far eastern side of the main Alayos ridge.
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