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

Elevation

  • 10843ft
    Summit
  • 3947ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6896ft
    Base

Lifts

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

Terrain

  • Intermediate Runs

    49%

  • Advanced Runs

    43%

  • Expert Runs

    7%

  • Runs

    124

  • mi Pistes

    66.4 mi

  • MI Night Skiing

    1.9 mi

  • Longest Run

    3.8 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    380 ac

  • Snow Making

    150 ac

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Overview

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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/01/201905/05/2019
  • Years Open
    55

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Sierra Nevada Reviews

Jim Haggarty
16th February 20194
Skied in lots of countries and have to say this is the best value skiing I have come across. Great runs,smart wee...Full review
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
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Sierra Nevada Opens Early

Sierra Nevada Opens Early

Sierra Nevada, Europe's most southerly resort, had its earliest opening for 20 years at the weekend when more than 7000 skiers took to...

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