Sierra Nevada. Peñones de San Francisco – Refugio del Elorrieta

Time: 3 h

From the Albergue Universitario we shall walk on along the road towards the Veleta. The we take a junction to the right which leads to Borreguiles. From Borreguiles we shall go to the southeast to make our way to Yeguas hill.

After having reached the hill we shall climb down until the Laguna de las Yeguas, meadow, walking on to the south, we shall go up the Lagunillas de la Virgen, to the left, in order to take a zizzagged lane wich leads to the Refugio de Elorrieta, the highest in Spain, 3187 m. high.