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Teide via Pico Viejo

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Distance
12.74 mi
Elevation gain
6,427 ft
Technical difficulty
Difficult
Elevation loss
6,427 ft
Max elevation
12,255 ft
TrailRank 
53 5
Min elevation
7,001 ft
Trail type
One Way
Time
4 hours 39 minutes
Coordinates
2062
Uploaded
May 7, 2013
Recorded
May 2013
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12,255 ft
7,001 ft
12.74 mi

near Vilaflor, Canarias (España)

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Itinerary description

EN - The first section of the trail gains elevation progressively and soon starts off climbing a runnable section until Pico Viejo crater. From there the path becomes more challenging and difficult to follow specially with a headlamp. GPS helped me a lot. Plenty of sightseeing spots force you to stop to take pictures. Started early at 5:30 am with a clear starry sky with no moon. Turning off the headlamp offered magnificent views of The Milky Way.

Before 9 am you can go up to the Teide's crater rim without the mandatory Park permission.

Waypoints

PictographSummit Altitude 12,219 ft
Photo ofTeide Photo ofTeide Photo ofTeide

Teide

Teide

PictographPhoto Altitude 7,021 ft
Photo ofCool rock

Cool rock

Cool rock

PictographWaypoint Altitude 9,510 ft
Photo ofLava Bomb

Lava Bomb

Lava Bomb

PictographMountain pass Altitude 10,312 ft
Photo ofPico viejo Photo ofPico viejo Photo ofPico viejo

Pico viejo

Perhaps the most enjoyable section for running

Comments  (5)

  • Photo of capita haddock
    capita haddock May 11, 2013

    Congratulations for this challenge, Jordi. I think some time in making 0-4000 (Teide) in a day ... we shall see!
    Salut i Cames!

  • Photo of Jordi
    Jordi May 14, 2013

    Thanks Captain! :-) Sure you can do it!! and the scenery above 2000 mts is magnificent. There is a race course to do that in a day called "Tenerife Blue Trail" departing from "Los Cristianos".

    Salut!

  • YETE Aug 28, 2022

    Update on the information from 2022. Access to the last path (#10 Telesforo Bravo ) which takes you to the actual pico Teide before 9am is no longer free. In addition to the traditional 200 daily permits to access after 9am there is now a different permit required for accessing between 6am and 9am (50 daily permits). Luckily we learnt about it from another wikiloc user. They are obtained in the same website of parques naturales as the other ones and it seems that so far they are available without problem and you just need to get it more than 24 hours in advance.

  • Photo of Forest
    Forest Aug 29, 2022

    Thanks for the update and tips!

  • Dhruv Srivastava Nov 16, 2022

    > They are obtained in the same website of parques naturales as the other ones and it seems that so far they are available without problem and you just need to get it more than 24 hours in advance.

    I am on the website and I do not see this early morning option anywhere.
    Can you tell me how I can get this before 9am ticket?

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