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by Ulli
Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

It is typical spring conditions, hard/icy (depending on if you ski or snowboard) in the morning and then as the sun warms up it gets softer and slush at the end of the day
by Ulli
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

It is easter week so you can imagine... It's not too busy right now but starting Thursday... also next week is Portugese easter schoolholidays...
by Ulli
Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

have a look at the begining of this post and you will see links for the weather forecast.
by Ulli
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Have just come down from the piste and WOW!!! :shock: It is incredible. The snow is amazing! I had to get home though since I have burnt my face, oh yes today factor 30 wasn't enough... I should've known... :lolno: A warning, if you are planning to come here this weekend it is Spanish Father's day o...
by Ulli
Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Hello all, Well, current conditions are FANTASTIC!!! The snow is amazing and we have about 5m of it. All areas are open and all areas are good!! The slow lift (montebajo) that takes you straight to the blacks still isn't open, because it is buried under snow :lolno: Last year it was open until mid M...
by Ulli
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Hi there,

i'm sorry but I only know Sierra Nevada so no good at all concerning hiking.
by Ulli
Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Andy - I don't actually know but I will find out for you.

Snow conditions - It is raining :( I have just been told that from Borreguiles and up it is snowing but from there and down it is raining :wtf:
by Ulli
Tue Feb 02, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Yes indeed Andy is right, as mentioned in my last post it was "puente" in Madrid this past weekend and it was sooo busy here. You were lucky to get a space in the carpark because Saturday night at 9pm it was full :wtf: 1½ hours going down the mountain isn't bad on a Sunday and "puente", I have heard...
by Ulli
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Sounds fab! I have my godadaughter coming on the 14th, got to keep skiing in the geenes lol.
:lol: :clap: @ andalucia.com gettogether
by Ulli
Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

I have just come down from the piste (a bit early I know but have things to do :problem: ) and I wanted to come on here and say WOW!!! The snow is amazing and there is lots and lots and lots of it. Everything is open and there are hardly any people and no waiting times at all in the lifts. It is sun...
by Ulli
Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Hi there, I have no idea what the conditions will be like at the end of January, it of course all depends on the weather. Right now the snow is hard but they have forecast more next week. As for getting married in Sierra, there is a church but it all depends on where he and his partner are from and ...
by Ulli
Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

Hi, right, snow conditions are FABULOUS!!! :clap: :thumbup: 8) We have so much snow it is ridiculous and I am of course LOVING IT. Can you tell that I am slightly excited :lol: The whole are is still not open and of course since we are still in Spanish holiday season there are lots of people As for ...
by Ulli
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

we have had rain in the village, we have had rain in the piste, we have had the water deposits that supply the snowcanons overflow and water run down the Rio (now that's irony :lolno: ), we have had full storm, we have had lulls and now we have snow and wind together... The lifts opened ½hour ago an...
by Ulli
Mon Dec 28, 2009 9:26 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

The pistes are open!! :thumbup: I haven't been up there myself because there were too many people yesterday. However, I have been told that the conditions are good and now it is just a question of getting all the lifts in order and then we should be up and running properly. For the moment the skipas...
by Ulli
Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

The rain has finally stopped :clap: It is cloudy with a bit of fog but at least we can go outside... The bottom of the Rio has no snow... BUT... if you click on this link http://www.cetursa.es/En%20pista/WEB%20C%20A%20M%20S and then play the video there you will be able to see that further up the ra...
by Ulli
Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

It ahs finally stopped raining and we even had some snow (a tiny bit) yesterday in the end but it is still full storm :( All the lifts are closed and there are no people here :silent: The forecast doesn't look too good either so please please keep an eye on the websites before you plan a trip and do...
by Ulli
Tue Dec 22, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

I am now in the Sierra and may I say :shock: and :( and :shock: I knew they had told me it was raining but this is ridiculous. Since I arrived yesterday at about 6pm it has been bucketing down and I have no idea how long before that it started. I mean, if this was in snow form we would have over 1.5...
by Ulli
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: SNOW IN THE SIERRAS
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Re: SNOW IN THE SIERRAS

for others wanting to know about the sierra nevada please have a look in the travel and tourism forum
by Ulli
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:43 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

Re: Sierra Nevada updates in here

At the moment there is a problem with the snow... ahem it has rained :wtf: There is snow but not as much as we would want or would expect... and it is WINDY... This means that allthough there has been a lot of rain on the coast which would normally lead to snow in the Sierra this is not the case. I ...
by Ulli
Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Sierra Nevada updates in here
Replies: 51
Views: 8759

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I should probably add Carparking (thank you petanqua-new :thumbup: ) There are a few options: you have the huge 3 storey underground carpark which is what you get to when you drive "straight for the village". It may be massive but as mentioned on weekends etc it fills up quickly. Then there is the r...