Thaw Excursion Hoy de la Mora - Sierra Nevada

Main characteristics excursion: CL-2
Time of the year : June ? and ?
Difficulty level : low/medium (height difference 300 meters)
Physical level : medium  (the route is ? km in total)
Start location : Güéjar Sierra
Duration : 4-6 hours
No. of persons : 10-40
Price a person :€ 30,00 if more than 20 pers. €5,00 discount
Insurance incl.   : assistance insurance, civil liability insurance

What is included?

  • liability insurance
  • accident insurance
  • monitors/guides at a ratio 1/4, so 1 guide for every 4 participants, guides are speaking Spanish and English
  • photos and videos,
  • common material, (map, gps, gps locator, first aid kit), 
  • spare water and energy bars


What do need to take yourself?

  • trekking shoes
  • sportswear: trekking trousers, breathable short or long sleeve t-shirt, fleece or goretex jacket
  • sunprotection: sunglasses, sunscreen (50 be aware that the sun is stronger because of the hight; radiation 9-10UV), a cap,
  • water & food for the day: sandwich, energy bars, fruit, 
  • backpack
  • energy and spirit!

Description Excursion

This route is ideal for children and people that are not used to walk large distances.

The excursion is a walking tour. In some parts you walk in the snow. It can be the case that snowfields are icy, thats why the monitors/guide take ropes, carabiners, descenders, ice axes and crampons in order to secure you.


08:00 encounter at shopping center Sierra Nevada, possibility to park you car here and go in the car of other participants or go with the minibus (max 15 persons) €5,00 extra.

08:15 leaving and driving to Hoa de la Mora (45 minutes drive with lot of curves)

09:00 parking at Hoya de la Mora

09:15 start of the walking tour

13:15 - 15:15 arrival at the starting point


14:00 - 16:00 arrival at the shopping center


This excursion is organized together with Cabraloca, which is an Active Tourism company registered in the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Junta de Andalucía, with Nº RTA: AT / GR / 00205 especially dedicated to Adventure Sports and Risk Sports, they are specialists, with more than 25 years of experience. They are also trainers of active tourism monitors and monitors, adventure sports course trainers, monitor and monitor courses for leisure and free time, vertical courses and self-rescue. In their curriculum they have among other degrees with TD3, TD2, TD1, TAFAD, Teaching (Physical Education and Special Education), Topographic Engineering, Skydiving Course, Active Tourism Monitor Course, Leisure and Free Time Monitor Course, Lifeguard Technician Aquatic, First Aid, Ski Monitor, Snow Monitor, etc ...


You can make a reservation with this form. With sending the reservation form you agree with our Privacy Policy. In order to confirm you reservation we will ask you to make a prepayment of €10,00 a person. We will ask you by email more details like you NIE or ID number, birth dates and if you have allergies. These information is needed for the insurrances. If the reservation is cancelled on the day itself or if you are not showing up, the prepayment will not be returned. The rest of the payment need to be paid on the meeting point.

Photo Galleries

Be aware that the thaw is a continuous process, the pictures from excursion will not be the same as the excusion from a week ago. Snow bridges and ice tunnels are formed and are collapsing by the day. Underneath some examples of different excursions on different times and in different years.

This year it is an excellent year for a thaw excusrions because the Sierra Nevada had up to 4 METERS OF SNOW!.

Photo Gallery Excursion (04-06- 2018)

Photo Gallery Excursion (08-07-2013)

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Starting point of the Excursion

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