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Spain - Sensational Sierra Nevada - Electric Mountain Bike Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Remote technical riding on seldom visited paths
  • Testing climbs and descents on natural terrain
  • Re-fuelling on tasty local cuisine
  • Endless free-flowing trails through a bikers paradise
  • Sleeping comfortably in a high-mountain refugio
  • Powering to the summit of Spain’s third highest peak

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival - Malaga    
2 Guejar to Calahorra 31 miles / 48 kms Approx B L  
3 Calahorra - Cadiar 28 miles / 45 kms Approx B L  
4 Cadiar - Fondales 25 miles / 40 kms Approx B L  
5 Fondales - Refugio Poquiera 20 miles / 32 kms Approx B L  
6 Refugio Poquiera – Orgiva 23 miles / 38 kms Approx B L  
7 Transfer from Lanjaron to Malaga   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

The mighty Sierra Nevada Mountains are home to this epic singletrack adventure. The challenging mountain trails offer a uniquely rewarding challenge for experienced riders. We’ll use the capabilities of our pedal assisted electric mountain bikes to access high passes and help with some tough alpine climbs, culminating in a ride to the summit of Spain's third highest peak. These lead us to some of the most exciting riding in Europe with miles of switchbacks and rewarding technical trails. Spain’s famous rural hospitality makes for fun and relaxing evenings in a selection of charming local hotels.
Our Spanish team is convinced that mountain biking Sierra Nevada provides some of the finest riding you will experience anywhere in Europe. Our take on the Sierra Nevada adheres to the Saddle Skedaddle ethos of exceptional place to place cross country and enduro MTB tours. The terrain is natural, so while you wont see many berms or drops there are frequent sections requiring good bike-handling skills.
The Sierra Nevada is the highest mountain range in Spain, rising well over 3000m. The range was first inhabited by the Moors and Berbers that were driven out of Granada in 1492 at the end of the Christian Reconquista, and who created a cultivated hospitable land with villages linked by paths, and with orchards and allotments watered by snow melt from the high sierra. 
These paths and waterways, along with trails walked by shepherds for centuries have made the Sierra Nevada a mountain bikers Shangri-La. Our Sensational Sierra Nevada, Spain trip is almost a full loop of the Sierra and takes in the very best of these trails, providing a fantastic showcase of the area.
Please note that the exact itinerary for the Sensational Sierra Nevada holiday is subject to trail conditions in the mountains. The intimate local knowledge of our guides allows us to alter the route to best suit the current conditions.

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Holiday Details

Electric Mountain Bikes Only

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6 nights hotels

Breakfast and lunch provided

5 days biking

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