The Volcano Route
can possibly be described as the most spectacular and impressive trek
. At 1440 m above sea level, our route starts from the Refugio el Pilar
, from where we head south. Las Deseadas
(two old craters) represent the highest point on our trek; 1949 m. The three neighbouring islands can be clearly seen on the horizon. After a gentle descent, we reach the Martin Volcano
, which can be distinguished by its red tones contrasting with the green pine forests. When we get to Fuencaliente
, we will have shown us how the inhabitants of the island used to have to carry their merchandise from the north to the south. Read more ...