Tenerife and Pico de Teide

Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter

Snow is not an uncommon feature in the Cañadas during winter. Runoff from snowmelt can even create temporary lakes in this usually dry and barren landscape.

Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Los Roques de García and Teide after a winter snowstorm.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Rainbow in the Cañadas.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Winter in the Cañadas.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Lake in the Cañadas after intensive snowmelt.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Blossoms of the Taginaste plant (Echium wildpretii).
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Sunset between two cloud decks.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Endemic Pinus canariensis is a pioneer species on lavaflows.
Pico de Teide and the Cañadas in winter
Snow covered Teide (aerial photo).
Copyright Jürg Alean and Marco Fulle.