Puerto de la Ragua is a mountain pass situated between the provinces Granada and Almeria, a place also chosen due the possibility of skiing, hiking and biking among many other sports.
The access by road is dangerous due to the narrowness, although rewarding with a great landscape beauty those who venture to this place, a mountain pass that is commonly used by those who want to cross Sierra Nevada from the coast of Almeria and Granada. One of the hiking destinations you can access from Puerto de la Ragua is El Chullo, the highest peak of Almeria, a route of little difficulty which starts just behind the refuge. Go well equipped during the winter because the presence of ice can make you slip.
Located in Sierra Nevada National Park, this natural mountain pass at 2000 metres height is the passageway between the coast and inland.
The most scenic route is the one that runs along the coast for which you should drive direction towards Motril from Malaga and go through Adra just before taking the direction to the north along the A-347 towards Picena.