Nice but terrible peak starting from Granada with a paved (but not driveable) road to the top in the Sierra Nevada. High difficulty index due to its length (43 km!), gradient (2700 m!) and height, not its %. Last 8 km get harder though. Snow possible also in summer.
The Pico de Veleta is situated in Andalucia
and belongs to the
Starting from Granada,
the Pico de Veleta ascent is 43 km long. Over this distance, you climb 2700 heightmeters.
The average percentage thus is 6.2 %.
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