& Villages - Granada - Trekking routes - El Orrieta
Nevada. Peñones de San Francisco (S. Francisco´s
rocks) - Refugio del Elorrieta ( Elorrieta´s shelter).
Granada trekking routes
Time: Three hours and half.
From the Albergue (shelter) Universitario we shall walk on
along the road towards the Veleta. We soon
take a junction to the right which leads to Borreguiles. From
Borreguiles we shall go to the southeast to make our way to
After having reached the hill we shall climb down until the
Laguna de las Yeguas, meadow, where there is a reservoir.
From here, walking on to the south, we shall go up the Lagunillas
de la Virgen, to the left, in order to take a zizzagged lane
wich leads to the Refugio de Elorrieta, the highest in Spain,
3187 m. high.