34. Montaña Limón

Technical information

  • Start: Montaña Limón
  • Finish: El Aserradero - Choza de José Ruiz de Izaña
  • Approval status: Not officially approved
  • Degree of difficulty: Very low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 1.2 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 2,099 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 2,004 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 1.63 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 97 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

This trail covers a short stretch of an old pathway that used to link the two great valleys (Güímar and La Orotava). Travelling up from La Orotava, the trail starts on the edge of Teide National Park and rises up the southern face of Montaña Limón. There, it joins Corral del Niño - Yegua Blanca Trail 21, which journeys up from La Piedra del Mal Abrigo to the ridge of Yegua Blanca or heads towards Corral del Niño.


Altimetría 34. Montaña Limón 

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
Maximum: 23º
Minimum: 16º
Orotava (La). Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies on Saturday morning. In the afternoon there will be spells of heavy rain. At night some drizzle will fall. 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.