Hiking within the Sierra de las Nieves - Pinsapo Forest - Alcojona Peak - Río Verde

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Date: Friday, 17th May 2019

Beautiful mountain hiking route, from the old Pinsapo tree "La Escalereta" to Pico Alcojona and down to the source of the Río Verde, within the Sierra de las Nieves

Escaleretas 02The nature reserve Sierra de las Nieves will be declared National Park shortly, for it's amazing bio diversity and beauty. It is the home for many botanical rarities, one of them the Pinsapo tree, an ancient type of fir tree, with only find 4 forests in the world. We are going to walk to one of the oldest examples of these trees, declared a national monument. From there we walk up to the top of the Alcojona peak, with fabules views over the area and on the other side of the mountain down to the source of the Río Verde. A very beautiful route, but with some difficulty, it is often steep and rocky, in some parts the path is overgrown with thorns

 Difficulty: 

dificultad5 high - 12,5 km – about 7 hours

Alcojona

Elevations:

↑↓975m

Please bring:

Hiking boots, long trousers (prickly bushes), sun and rain protection, food and enough water.

Pick up times:

Estepona: 8:30
Marbella 9:00

Price: 48€

Río Verde

Includes:

Hiking guide, insurance and transport to starting point and back

Not included:

Food and drinks

Reservation required

 

 

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