We are very proud to announce that the 2020 edition of the Alpujarras Tour & Trail Walking Map is now available!
The new map covers the double of the surface of the Sierra Nevada /Alpujarra region, compared to the old map.
It stretches from Lanjaron in Granada province till 70 km more eastwards to the far end of the Sierra Nevada to Ohanes in Almería.
As you might know the maps of Discovery Walking are the toughest and most durable maps that exist and they have a 2 year tear and wear warranty.
The scale of the map is 1:40.000 and you can also download the custom map into Garmin GPS units and used in Garmin Basecamp and Google Earth.
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The region of the Alpujarras
The Moorish white villages of the Alpujarras are well known to day trippers from the Costa del Sol. For walkers this is an idyllic region with stone-laid donkey trails linking the tipico villages and stretching up the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada to Mulhacen; at 3,483 metres the highest mountain peak on mainland Spain. All year round this is a paradise for hikers, whether you are walking from village to village sampling the local delicacies or tackling the challenging major ascents.
A beautiful region but not very well indicated paths
We strongly recommend you to use a a good map, since the paths are not always very well indicated.
When you buy the Alpujarras Tour & Trail Map you will be able to plan your walks and enjoy some beautiful experiences in this spectacular area.
Which area covers the map?
Ther new edition Alpujarras Tour & Trail Map covers an area of 70 kms (E-W) by 28 kms (N-S); more than twice the land area of the earlier editions.
Stretching from west of Lanjaron in Granada province to Ohanes in the east in Almeria province, taking in the Poqueira and Trevelez valleys,
while going north to include Mulhacen and Veleta mountain peaks along with the Sierra Nevada ski area.
What is the size of the map?
The map measures 960mm by 700mm. The sheet is double sided, The scale is 1:40.000 and this map has all the detail you need: 20 and 100 metre contours, combined with altitude shading, giving you a true feel to the impressive landscape of the Alpujarras.
Which walking routes are indicated?
The GR240, GR142 and GR7 (official long distance hiking routes) are specially highlighted in green along with all the walking routes from Walk! the Alpujarras guidebook in red.
Whats makes this map so special?
A special 'concertina map fold' makes this map easy to use, and more importantly easy to fold back to their handy pocket size.
Tour & Trail Super-Durable Maps are printed on a specially finished plastic substrate using special inks which produces a lightweight map that feels like silk while being both water-proof and incredibly tough so that after even the toughest of adventures your Aplujarras Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map will fold up like new.
Super-Durable Maps come with a 2 year adventurous use wear and tear guarantee. All the materials used for this map are 100% recyclable in category 2 HDPE.
Digital editions of Alpujarras Tour & Trail Map are available for phone apps by Viewranger/OutdoorActive and LocusMap.
A digital edition of Alpujarras Tour & Trail Custom Map for Garmin users is available as a free digital download.
To receive the Custom map simply follow the instructions on the printed map sheet.
Alpujarras Tour & Trail Custom Map can be loaded into Garmin gps units, and used in Garmin Basecamp and Google Earth.