Andalucia’s top ‘snow resort’ is open for the winter season

sierra nevada Granada ski slopes

The Sierra Nevada Natural Park has started its informative safety campaign this winter to ensure that members of the public can enjoy the mountains and the snow in safety for its most popular seasons. The protected park is open to all sorts of leisure activities and winter sports such as snow hiking, cross-country skiing, mountain climbing and its lesser known organised sledging …

Sierra Nevada ski resort closed

Strong winds have once again prevented the Sierra Nevada ski resort from opening with the conditions considered too dangerous. The resort has been closed for six out of the last eight days. An improvement in weather conditions is expected as from January 1st.

Sierra Nevada ski station hopes to reopen on Saturday

High winds, rain and dense fog caused the Sierra Nevada ski station to remain closed all day Friday. Winds were gusting up to 100 kph throughout the resort and general visibility was poor. The management of the resort, CETURSA, are expecting conditions to improve during Saturday and allow the station to reopen.

A busy weekend in the Sierra Nevadas

Around 25,000 people flocked to the Sierra Nevada ski station in Granada at the weekend, taking full advantage of very good conditions. There were 91 kilometres of skiable pistes, a record for the resort, with good quality powder snow up to three metres deep. It is looking very much like the resort will, barring unforseen events, be fully booked over …