Intermediate Winter Climber, Sierra Nevada, Spain

Winter Climbing long weekend based at Ref Postero Alto, Sierra Nevada

Approaching the Corredor Diagonal
Approaching the Corredor Diagonal

A 3 or 4 day Course for Intermediate Winter Climbers and Mountaineers

The Barranco del Alhori winter mountaineering area is relatively unknown outside of Andalucia, yet local climbers realise the potential in this particular area of the Sierra Nevada. It is snow-sure from December until end of April with plenty of good mountainerering routes available.

Suitable for those who have already acquired basic winter mountaineering skills and wish to progress to experience winter climbing routes.


Location and Suggested Itinerary

Suggested 4 Day Itinerary

N.B The suggested hotel we use in Guadix is the Cuervas de Rolondo, a unique "Cave Hotel" close to the motorway.

Location of the refuge and climbingIcefalls location

Day by Day Mountaineering Itinerary

Icefalls location

Day 2 - Icefalls in the Barranco del Alhori


Central Couloir location

Day 3 - Corredor Central del Alhori


Corredor Diagonal location

Day 4 - Corredor diagonal del Alhorí



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Dates & Prices



Barranco del Alhori Mountaineering

Prices per person per day:

Price includes:

N.B Guiding ratio for technical mountaineering activities - no more than 2 to a guide.

Enquire via email or contact form

N.B Prices for other Sierra Nevada Classic Winter Mountaineering Routes (AD and above)

Transport (effective for all bookings after 1st July 2022)

The guiding price above does not include transport. Due to rising energy and fuel prices we do not want to be constantly changing guiding prices to reflect transport costs. We want to be honest and open about our price structure.

Clients have two options:

NO COST OPTION - Pick up/drop off our guide in Lanjaron or a venue to be agreed. Use your own transport to and from the start/end of activity.

COST OF FUEL OPTION - Our guide will drive you to/from start/end of activity in one our own vehicles. Applicable costs are:

N.B For destinations not listed above we can easily work out a fuel cost

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