Winter ascent of Mulhacén

Ascent of mainland Spain’s highest peak using basic mountaineering techniques. You’ll get great views of the dramatic north face of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea, weather permitting. This activity is suitable for anyone who loves mountain sports and is in good physical shape.

Season: winter

Level: medium (good physical shape; no previous mountaineering experience needed)

Duration: 2 days

Day 1

We drive to the village of Capileira, from where we walk up to the Refugio Poqueira, a staffed lodge where we spend the night.

Day 2

We ascend the summit from the west or south, depending on the weather and snow conditions, before descending to our vehicle and returning to Granada.


  • helmet, crampon and ice axe hire
  • use of safety equipment (ropes, bolts, cords, etc.)
  • qualified mountain guide
  • civil liability and accident insurance
  • transport to and from Capileira
  • half-board accommodation in the Refugio Poqueira (in shared bunk room)
Number of people*Price per person
1**195 €
2-3195 €
4-8165 €

* The price per person depends on the number of people in your party booking together, not the total size of the final group (which may include other bookings). Maximum group size: 8 per guide. For bookings of more than 8 people, ask for a personalised quote.

** The minimum number of people for this activity is 2. Bookings for 1 person: tell us the date(s) you’re interested in so we can add you to an existing group or put you on a waiting list if there is no group on that date. We will write back to let you know what options are available.

Mulhacén in summer

In summer, you can climb Mulhacén in one day without any specialist equipment. Contact us using the form below for details of guided excursions in the high mountains in summer, or look at our self-guided hikes in the high mountains.

Information and booking

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