SL-TF 294.1 El Moralito

Technical information

  • Start: Plaza de Malpaís
  • Finish: El Pino
  • Approval status: Approved
  • Degree of difficulty: Low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 2.6 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 647 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 348 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 104 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 345 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

Starting at Plaza de Malpaís, the pathway of El Moralito, covering just 2.6 km (1,62 miles), enables you to access all of the other routes belonging to the Local Trail Network of Candelaria from the town centre. This lovely walk combines stretches of pathways with earth tracks and paved roads, guiding hikers to La Charca del Pino, where the ruins of an old house stand beside a threshing field and a stone oven. From here, you can carry on to the village of Araya along the Brezos Circular trail. Turning left takes you to Piedras de Carcho via El Luchón, while turning right leads to the La Gotera Ravine.


Altimetría SL-TF 294.1 El Moralito 

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: 24º
Minimum: 17º
Candelaria. The weather will be fine on Monday morning. As the hours pass by there will be high cloud. 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.