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Related Regions: Spain, Granada, Europe, Europe Overall, Sistema Penibético

Sierra Nevada is located in Southern Spain in the Penibético Mountain Range and close to the Mankind Heritage City of Granada. Sierra Nevada is at an altitude of 2100 m with lifts going up to 3282 m. The ski resort is divided in 6 ski areas: Veleta, Laguna de las Yeguas, Borreguiles, Loma Dílar, Parador y Río. There are 30 lifts (2 Gondolas, 15 Chairlifts, 5 Surface lifts and 8 Magic Carpets) and 103 pistes (16 green, 35 blue, 43 red, 9 black). The combined skiing area is 94.8 km. The lift capacity is 49545 skiers/hour. Sierra Nevada also offers 1 Snowpark and 1 Activity Area called Mirlo Blanco. The ski season lasts from December to April.

Elevation

  • 3305m
    Summit
  • 1203m
    Vertical Drop
  • 2102m
    Base

Lifts

  • 2
  • 5
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 5
  • 21
    Total

Terrain

  • Intermediate Runs

    49%

  • Advanced Runs

    43%

  • Expert Runs

    7%

  • Runs

    124

  • KM Pistes

    106.8 km

  • KM Night Skiing

    3 km

  • Longest Run

    6.2 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    154 ha

  • Snow Making

    61 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing03/12/201701/05/2018
  • Years Open
    54

Best Sierra Nevada Hotels

The Basic Room at the Santa Isabel la Real
Calle Santa Isabel la Real 17 y 19 Granada, 18010
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
The hotel courtyard viewed from the first floor
Calle Benalua 11 Granada, 18010
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Notre chambre
Aire Alta, 12 Granada, 18009
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

Sierra Nevada Reviews

albheis
23rd March 20185
Can't believe how much snow there is. I thought it would be just a small snow area in southern Europe, possibly no...Full review
biggles.dendy
13th March 20174
Just back from a weeks skiing, We love it but due to a heat wave pistes were icy first thing, good through...Full review
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