Visit Pico Viejo, the second biggest mountain in Tenerife
Teide is the most popular and famous mountain of Tenerife, but there are also other mountains that have a lot to show us too enjoy our trip to Tenerife, in this article we will talk about Pico Viejo, which translation is the old peak, this s the second tallest mountain in Tenerife, by being 3.135-kilometer-high, and even if it is a separate mountain from Teide, is in the same natural reserve calls Parque Nacional del Teide.
Why is this mountain so important? Because its nature is volcanic, but it is not a problem right now, we will talk about its history but not now; we will mention that because of this volcanic nature of the Pico Viejo there are some restriction of the activities we can enjoy and also go the paces we can visit, so the most important thing to do before we go and visit this volcanic mountain is to ask the local touristic guides by the activities in which we can be part of, and also the places which are allowed people to go in, also Is important to take with us clothe with the correct specifications so that we can walk with no major problem, also takins water within us will be really helpful, and also we recommend not to forget sunscreen just for keeping our skin healthy.
Referent to the history of the Pico Viejo we can talk about the last eruption that took place on 1798, and thanks to that eruption we can now enjoy of what is call Nar ices del Teide, this eruption is important not only because of this, but because it is the longest one, and de biggest, this eruption kept sending volcanic material foot almost 3 months, so we can now imagine what people experimented in those times.