La Maroma

Coordinates: 36°54′07″N 04°02′40″W / 36.90194°N 4.04444°W / 36.90194; -4.04444
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La Maroma
View of La Maroma in the winter
Highest point
Elevation2,069 m (6,788 ft)[1]
Coordinates36°54′07″N 04°02′40″W / 36.90194°N 4.04444°W / 36.90194; -4.04444
La Maroma is located in Spain
La Maroma
La Maroma
LocationAxarquía, Andalusia
Parent rangeSierra de Tejeda
Easiest routeFrom the Área Recreativa de El Alcázar, Alcaucín

La Maroma, also known as Tejeda,[2] at an altitude of 2069 m, is the highest peak of the Sierra de Tejeda, Penibaetic System, Spain. The summit is located in the region of Axarquía on the border between the provinces of Granada and Málaga.

The name La Maroma ("The Rope") comes from a rope used to descend to an ancient ice house located close to the summit. This mountain is in the Sierras of Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Maroma, Spain". Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Tejeda es el pico más alto de la provincia de Málaga
  3. ^ Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama

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