SAN MIGUEL 3 - MONTE CHO PANCHO TRAIL - EL ROQUE - Trails - Tenerife

San Miguel 3 - Monte Cho Pancho Trail - El Roque

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Technical information

  • Start: At the square by the church of San Roque (El Roque, San Miguel)
  • Finish: In the Cho Pancho recreation area (San Miguel)
  • Approval status:
  • Degree of difficulty: Low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 3.5 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 1,005 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 640 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 392 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 25.5 m (12.89 ft)
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

This trail links the town of El Roque to the Monte Cho Pancho recreation area (Jama) and used to be known as Camino de la Silleta. It starts in the northern part of the municipality of San Miguel de Abona, near the border with the municipality of Vilaflor de Chasna. The area's unique features have been preserved in great condition, helping visitors to learn about this hillside area's most significant natural and cultural heritage. Its rich heritage enables you to understand the way agricultural and rural life would have been in southern Tenerife, focusing your attention on the surroundings and the people who inhabited them.

Hypsometry

Altimetría San Miguel 3 - Sendero del Monte Cho Pancho - El 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: San Miguel 3 - Monte Cho Pancho Trail - El 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.