Images from the Sierra Nevada, Las Alpujarras

and beyond.

 

Rio Verde in the Axarquia Parque Nacional

Rio Verde

Pico de Lucero in the Almijara Parque Natural , Andalucia.

Almijar parque natural , Andalucia

 

Baranco de la Luna.

baranco de la luna Sierra Nevada

 

Pena Partida refuge on northern slopes of La Atalaya

Pena Partida refuge

 

Rio Trevelez valley, stunning walking in Las Alpujarras

Rio Trevelez valley

 

The ''Roman'' bridge on the ruta medieval in Las Alpujarras

The ''Roman '' bridge , las Alpujarra

 

Rio Verde

Rio Verde

 

St Juan ridge

walking Sierra Nevada

 

Swollow tail butterfly seen in Las Alpujarras

Swollow tail butterfly, Las alpujarras

 

Poppy field near Padul with view east to Sierra Nevada

Poppies with view to Sierra Nevada

 

Nature reserve Padul, Las Alpujarras

padul nature reserve Alpujarra

 

Orchid found on a wak in the Alpujarra.

Orchid in the Alpujarra.

 

Rio St Juan on the north side of the Sierra Nevada.

Rio St Juan , Sierra Nevada

 

Low level walking group on the Lanjaron circuit

walkling in the Alpujarra

 

Chilling out in the Rio Chillar.

Rio Cillar, walking holidays in the Sierra Nevada

 

El Caldera traverse path.

El Caldera,trekking Mulhacen , walking Sierra Nevada

 

Snowshoeing near Puente Palo

 

Waterfall in the Rio Lanjaron valley

 

Lenticular cloud sunset above the Sierra de Lujar

 

Snow shoeing in the Rio Lanjaron Valley

Solayer Castle in the Lecrin

 

Monachil Gorge, a great walk just 20 minutes from Granada.

 

Veleta viewed from the east

 

Water spout in the Rio Lanjaron Valley

 

Walkers on Giralda in the Lecrin valley

 

Tough walk along the Tajos de la Virgen ridge, Sierra Nevada.

 

Photo of the Sierra Nevada high level road before

it was closed to traffic in the mid 90's

 

Clients on a scramble in the Sierra de Huetor.

 

Terracing in Rio Lanjaron valley

 

Walkers in the Rio Lanjaron valley with

Cero de Caballo in the distance.

 

Tyrolean traverse on Via feratta near El Torcal national park.

 

Clients in the Sierra de Huetor

 

Cabra de montana, kid.

 

Former civil war machine gun post on s. slopes of Mulhacen

 

Walking group above Monachil Gorge

 

Pinnacles Rio Toril


North face of Mulhacen and laguna de Mosca.

 

Limestone pinacles of the El Torcal National Park.

 

Walking above Niguelas in the Sierra Nevada

 

Sierra Nevada range from the north.

 

 

Axarquia Mountains

 

East ridge of Mulhacen

 

 



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Martin Riley who runs The Life of Riley is a qualified International Mountain Leader (IML) and the first British guide to become a member of the Spanish Mountain Guides Associacion. Martin holds public liability insurance with Axa Winterthur.

Martin has long experience of working and playing in the hills and mountains. Walking and climbing in the UK and Europe for over 30 years and having lived and worked in Lanjaron since 2005 he has an extensive knowledge of the region’s mountains and wildlife. Prior to living in Spain he managed a Countryside Ranger service and an activity centre in the north of England.