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The Sierra Nevada Mountains Spain

The mountains and peaks of Sierra Nevada

 
The natural park of the Sierra Nevada in Spain is expending over the provinces of Granada and Almeria, counting 171.829 hectars of surface.
 
Within this natural park there are 20 mountains of more than 3000m height. The Mulhacen with his 3.481m is highest amongst those and at the same time the highest all over Spain.
 
On a clear day you could see those peaks from the coast of Africa, and vice versa, you might as well see the Atlas mountains in Morroco while you are skiing or hiking in the mountains of Sierra Nevada.
 
The Alcazaba is another one of the highest peaks (3.366m) in the Sierra Nevada and very popular with climbers and hikers. Several mountain specialized companies offer guided tours through the natural park and up to the peaks of those beautiful mountains.
 
In the west of the nature park is "Sol y nieve" mountains, Europe's southernmost ski resort, where the ski season generally runs from November to April. 
 

 

All mountains in Sierra Nevada with more than 3000m of hight

  Mountain Hight in meters  
  Mulhacen  3480  
  Veleta 3393  
  Alcazaba 3371  
  Cerro Los Machos 3324  
  Puntal 7 Lagunas 3248  
  Puntal Caldera 3226  
  Pico de Elorrieta 3206  
  Crestones Rio Seco 3198  
  Loma Pelada 3187  
  Cerro Pelado 3179  
  Tajos de la Virgen 3160  
  Raspones Rio Seco 3120  
  Tajos Altos 3111  
  Picon de Jerez 3090  
  Tajo delos Machos 3088  
  Cerillo Redondo 3058  
  Juego de Bolos 3018  
  Caballos 3013  
       

 

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