The Goat's Path (Carreta de la Cabra) | The Climbs Of Sierra Nevada
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THE GOAT'S PATH

CARRETA DE LA CABRA 

This is probably the most spectacular climb in the area. With 36 kilometres of steady gradient, the climb tops out at 1,358 meters above sea level.

This is the old road from the coast to Granada city, locally named La Carretera de la Cabra or The Goat's Path. In the past, the road was used by mule drivers taking fish from the coast to the markets in Granada city, taking almost two days and traversing the mountain at night to avoid the daytime sun.

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