& Villages - Granada - Trekking routes - Santa Barbara
de Baza. Ascent of Santa Barbara. Granada trekking routes
Time: Six hours.
We shall take the national road along a strech of about 15
Which goes from Guadix to Baza. Then we take a forest track
wich branches off to the right of the road.
Walking on along this track, and leaving behind a junction
on the left, we shall arrive at a farmhouse where there is
a camping- site.
The track has its origin in the mining activity. There are
several abandoned pits anlong native black pine trees of great
The farmland, the forest and the gritty area live together
in harmony and peace. The track leads to a town, the Collado
de Narváez, surrounded by beautiful meadows, from where, walking
up on towards the east, we shall reach the top in a hour.
Santa Barbara´s peak in the highest in Sierra de Baza.
Its ascent requires choosing the most comfortable track, in
many ocassions far from the shortest lane to the top.