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Montaña Blanca

Sunday, January 4th, 2009 Posted in Recent Walks | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_101" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Montaña Blanca"][/caption] Montaña Blanca is the mountain immediately to the east of Mount Teide and at 2,748m is the 3rd highest peak on the island of Tenerife. Its also one of the easiest and most rewarding walk ...

Guajara

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 2 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_84" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Guajara, Tenerife"][/caption] Guajara is Tenerife's 4th highest peak. Rising to 2,715 metres (9,000 feet) this impressive turret-shaped mountain has shear cliffs on 3 sides. Located on the south-eastern edge of the Las Cañadas ridge, Guajara is best ...

Roque del Conde

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 4 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_76" align="alignright" width="265" caption="Roque del Conde - the Mountain looks more imposing from the coast."][/caption] Roque del Conde is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the south of Tenerife, this majestic mountain with its seemingly table-top summit looms large ...

A walk through the pine forests of Tenerife: Las Lajas – Ifonche

Thursday, August 7th, 2008 Posted in Recent Walks | 4 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_69" align="alignright" width="265" caption="A forestry track in the Tenerife Pine Forests"][/caption] This fairly easy walk starts at Las Lajas barbeque area and camp site in the Parque Natural de la Corona Forestal about 10Km above Vilaflor deep in the pine ...

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 ...

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 ...