Sierra Nevada

News on Sierra Nevada, the ski resort and other activities

Trouble Brewing in the Snow

Sunday, June 3, 2018
By Martin Myall
Trouble Brewing in the Snow

All the workers belonging to Cetursa, which is the company that runs the ski stations on Sierra Nevada, met and voted to come out in protest. »

All in a Day’s Work

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
All in a Day’s Work

The mountain-rescue services in Granada were busy last Saturday, rescuing people both at 2,900 metres up and also much closer to sea level. »

Climber Rescued by Sereim

Monday, May 7, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Climber Rescued by Sereim

A man had to be rescued last Saturday after suffering a fall in the Sierra Nevada in the area known as Corral del Veleta (Canuto). »

Sierra Nevada Spring Season

Saturday, March 17, 2018
By Editor
Sierra Nevada Spring Season

Such has been the abundant snowfall that the ski station on Sierra Nevada will extend the skiing season until the 6th of May. The company that runs the ski resort, Cetursa Sierra Nevada, informed all related businesses up there of the decision and called upon them to help make the spring season a success.... »

Pupils Trapped on Sierra Nevada

Friday, March 9, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Pupils Trapped on Sierra Nevada

A total of 49 pupils and four teachers from IES Historiador Chabàs (Dénia, Alicante)) were trapped for two days in a mountain refuge on Sierra Nevada. »

Sierra Nevada News

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Sierra Nevada News

Last weekend up in the Sierra Nevada saw the opening of the Pistas Negreras (most difficult slopes) giving the ski station a total of 90 kilometres of ski slopes. »

Sierra Nevada Death

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
By Martin Myall
Sierra Nevada Death

While Saturday the 30th was a busy day for the mountain rescue teams on Sierra Nevada, Sunday turned out to be a tragic one because of a death up there. »

18 Climbers Rescued

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
18 Climbers Rescued

(RGO) The Guardia Civil, mountain-rescue team had to assist 18 climbers from an 22-man-strong climbing excursion belonging to a local climbing club. »

Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Snowing on Sierra Nevada?

Whilst you were moaning down on the coast about the heatwave, last night it snow a little of Sierra Nevada - daytime temperatures in the city around 40ºC. »

Sierra Night Rescue

Friday, March 4, 2016
By Martin Myall
Sierra Night Rescue

A mountain climber phoned the 112 emergency number at 19.15h on Thursday the 3rd with the night falling asking for help after a fall. »

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