Hiking and Hill Walking in Tenerife

Archive for July, 2008

Coastal Walk: Los Crisitanos – Las Galletas

Thursday, July 31st, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 10 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_59" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Los Cristianos from Guaza Mountain"][/caption] There are some great walks right on the doorstep of the major tourist resorts in Tenerife, this one beginning in the town of Los Cristianos is no exception, taking in two nature ...

Trek: Las Cañadas – Bco. de Fuente Pedro – Los Realejos

Monday, July 21st, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_38" align="alignright" width="265" caption="La Fortaleza, Las Cañadas, Tenerife."][/caption] I spent last weekend on a two-day trek, hiking from Las Cañadas national park down to the north side of island and camping at the Barranco de Fuente Pedro camp site in ...

Walking in the south of Tenerife

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 Posted in Tenerife Hiking | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_27" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Footpath from Vilaflor to the "Paisaje Lunar""][/caption] The south of Tenerife is one of the best parts of the island to go walking. Some of the most spectacular routes on the island are right on the doorstep ...

Footwear for hiking in Tenerife

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 Posted in Equipment, Hiking Advice | 3 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_23" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Quechua Diosaz Raid 500 Cross-Country Running Shoes"][/caption] There seems to be a debate in the industry at the moment as to weather cross-country trainers or approach shoes are a better choice of footwear than hiking boots. To ...

Arona – Ifonche Circuit

Sunday, July 13th, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_19" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Roque de Imoque 1,107m"][/caption] The Arona to Ifonche Circuit is one of the most popular walks in the south of Tenerife. Its a well marked, well trodden route, starting from 1km north of Arona. The walk follows ...

Las Montañas Negras

Saturday, July 12th, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_14" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Mount Teide and Pico Viejo"][/caption] Last week I joined a walk organised on Tenerife Forums. We headed to the Northwest of the island and a small village called San Jose de los Llanos, just north of Santiago ...

Advice for Hikers in Tenerife

Saturday, July 12th, 2008 Posted in Hiking Advice | 2 Comments »

Tenerife is a great place to go hiking, however you enjoyment of a day out walking can be compromised by poor preparation. So here is some basic advice on how to make the most out of your day hiking in ...

Welcome to Tenerife Hiking

Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in Tenerife Hiking | No Comments »

Welcome! Tenerife Hiking is a web site dedicated to the enjoyment of hiking and hill walking in Tenerife. This site will contain information on hill walks, hikes and camping expeditions which you can join, often free of charge. As well ...