PR-TF 65.3 EL MOLLEDO - DEGOLLADA DEL ROQUE - Trails - Tenerife

PR-TF 65.3 El Molledo - Degollada del Roque

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Technical information

  • Start: Plaza de El Molledo
  • Finish: At the link to PR-TF 65
  • Approval status:
  • Degree of difficulty: Low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 2.46 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 886 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 704 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 140 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 332 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

This variant of the trail takes walkers up the northwest slopes of the Valley of Santiago, across a landscape dominated by white broom bushes which have overgrown the unused farmland. Starting at El Molledo along Calle La Calzada, walk on until you come to a signposted crossing where different sections of this trail meet. From there, head towards La Degollada del Roque. You will initially walk past a natural spring and a series of sheds. Further on, you will come to the mountain pass of La Degollada del Roque to reach the other side of the slope. You will find yourself walking beside a flat rock surface on your left for a few yards, with stunning views of the Barranco Seco ravine and Risco Blanco on the right. After that, you will be guided down a winding path to the bottom of the ravine, where you can get back to El Molledo by following the main stretch of the PR-TF 65 trail, or carry on down to Puerto Santiago.

Hypsometry

Altimetría PR-TF 65.3 El Molledo - Degollada del Roque 

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.

  • Competent authority: Chasna - Isora
  • About the competent authority: PR-TF 65.3 El Molledo - Degollada del Roque

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Remember: Prevention, Information and Knowledge are the key to avoiding unpleasant situations.
  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.