The Osorio peak is the highest part of the mountain located in the Osorio farm. It is in the municipality of Teror, in the northern area of Gran Canaria. This part of the island is wonderful for hiking. For its beautiful landscapes, its views of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and its areas of lush vegetation that are due to the quality of its red soil. Which is ideal for cultivation.
Hiking around Osorio peak
We started the hike to the top of Osorio from the crossroads of Los Chorros restaurant. It is an ideal place to leave the car since there is a huge parking area and allow you to make a circular route. If we do not want to eat during the walk in the picnic areas that we will find, we can do it in the Restaurant of Los Chorros that we show you next. Right in front is where you can leave the car.
The walk to the Osorio farm has steep climbs and descents, so we recommend it for active people or professional hikers. An important advice is not to do it during the rainy days, as it is a very slippery land and we can fall down. Along the way, depending on the time of year, you will find different species of native plants of the island. As it is the case of the bicacaro or bicacarera with its red bell shape flowers.
The walk is about 7.1 km and mostly run along narrow paths surrounded by vegetation. It took us about 2 hours approximately without relevant stops. Climbing a total of 413m of altitude, reaching a maximum height of 810 meters. Much of the trail is also surrounded by brambles. Therefore, you may be lucky enough to be able to taste the wild berries of the area.
Track of the route
A continuación adjuntamos el archivo en formato .gpx de la ruta hacia el Pico de Osorio.
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Next we attach the file in .gpx format of the route to the Osorio peak.
You can download this file and enter it in your Gps device or smartphone.
Video about the hike
This post is accompanied by a nice video with aerial views of the area and many explanations about this mountain. We hope you like it. Do not forget to subscribe to our Local guide Gran Canaria YouTube channel to discover more places you can not miss in the island.
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