37. Cerrillar - Carnicería

Technical information

  • Start: Lomo del Cerrillar
  • Finish: Montaña de La Carnicería
  • Approval status: Not officially approved
  • Degree of difficulty: Low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 2.7 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 2,331 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 2,214 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 56.7 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 145 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

This linear trail links the trails of Arenas Negras and Volcán de Fasnia. You will start on the northeast part of the Arenas Negras trail, near Montaña del Cerrillar, journeying up the slopes of Montaña de la Punta de Maja and across the start of El Filo Trail 8. Your hike continues eastbound, perpendicular to that trail, to the mountain pass between Montaña de Enmedio and La Carnicería, where it ends on Volcán de Fasnia Trail 20. Along the way, you will glimpse the magnificent landscapes of the Valley of La Orotava between the volcanoes of the Caramujo area, unless the view is hidden beneath a sea of clouds. The trail allows hikers who are crossing the National Park to get from the El Portillo area to Izaña without taking the paved road, which makes for a more enriching experience across the peaks and brings you into closer contact with nature.


Altimetría 37. Cerrillar - Carnicería 

For your own safety, don't forget to check the condition of the trail.

The competent authority will be responsible for informing you if the trail is not recommendable in the wake of adverse weather conditions, as well as if the trail or part of it is closed, etc.

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Weather Today
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Orotava (La). There will be not a cloud in the sky on Thursday morning. As the hours pass by, calm weather. Mild temperature dropping.
Remember: Prevention, Information and Knowledge are the key to avoiding unpleasant situations.
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  1. Make sure you always have somebody else to walk with, stick to the marked footpaths and respect the way of life, privacy and property of the local inhabitants.
  2. If you keep your noise levels down, you will discover just how much life there is all around you.
  3. Take any rubbish with you, even organic waste. This will help preserve the beauty of the scenery and prevent the proliferation of rodents in the area. Take special care with cigarette butts.
  4. Picking up plants, animals or other items from the environment may entail the loss of irreplaceable resources.
  5. The people who take care of these Protected Nature Areas would be very grateful if you let them know about any incidents you may have noticed on your walk. To do so, contact the Environmental Department of the Island Council of Tenerife:

    Área de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo Insular de Tenerife


  6. Remember that the Island's environment is as unique as it is unpredictable. It must be enjoyed responsibly and sensibly. Take special care in natural areas and don't forget that accidents can happen at any time.
  7. Pay attention to signs.
  8. Check the weather forecast to make sure the conditions are suitable.
  9. Wear suitable clothing and footwear for hiking and always pack your mobile phone, sunscreen, a hat, a coat, a waterproof, enough food and plenty of water in your backpack.
  10. Let your family and/or friends know which route you will be taking and bear in mind how many daylight hours you will need to complete it.