PR-TF 65.1 El Molledo - Risco Blanco

Technical information

Trail description

This trail goes from the village of El Molledo to the volcanic dome known as Risco Blanco or Chimayachi, where hikers are rewarded with fabulous views. Starting at the village square, the trail heads out along Calle La Calzada until it comes to a signposted point where other trails merge. Carry on towards Risco Blanco. You will soon come to the Tenerguera Fountain and then to the hamlet of Los Quemados. After about 500 yards, you will reach the foot of El Risco, which is where you turn around and head back the way you came.


Altimetría PR-TF 65.1 El Molledo - Risco Blanco 

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 65.1 El Molledo - Risco Blanco

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Weather Today
Maximum: 20º
Minimum: 10º
Santiago del Teide. The weather will be fine all Friday long. In the evening there will be not a cloud in the sky. Temperatures will remain unchanged.
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.