Ski Mountaineering in Morocco - High Atlas Toubkal

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Dates 20 Mar '12 to 28 Mar '12

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Est. Cost 480 - 600 EUR (EUR Euro)

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Name Ski Mountaineering in Morocco - High Atlas Toubkal

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1st Day : Arrive in Marrakesh. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel Riad just a few minutes walk from the Jemaa el Fna Square. This is an authentic Moroccan Riad on the edge of the old town. Time to explore – the Souk, Medina, museums, palaces and gardens - and soak up the unique atmosphere of this enchanting and historic city.

2nd Day: Depart the hotel at 6 am for the 2-hour journey by private Landcruiser 4x4s along mountain roads to the trailhead at Oukaimeden, which is also the highest ski resort in North Africa. Once on our skis the route takes us over Tizi'n Eddi (2928m) followed by a descent into the Tachddirt valley and the villages of Tameguist and Tachddirt (2250m). Stay overnight in the village. Duration: 4-6 hours

3rd Day : Ascent of Tizi'n Likemt (3615m) followed by a stunning descent. At the foot of the mountains the mules will be waiting for us for the interesting trek over the Col de Tamatert (2279m) to M'Zik (1750m). Views en-route of the mountain oasis at Imlil. Stay overnight in the village. Duration: 5-8 hours

4th Day : A long uphill day, walking and skinning to the Toubkal hut (3100m) Overnight at the hut Duration: 4-7 hours

5th Day : Toubkal ascent (4167m). This is the highest mountain in North Africa and with clear weather the panoramic views from the summit are just astonishing. Depending on snow conditions you may not be able to ascend to the summit on skis but will need to climb in boots to reach the top. Return to the hut via the same route. Duration: 5-7 hours

6th Day : The beautiful ski traverse and ascent of Tizi'n Tadat (3600m) with stunning panoramic views. This is followed by an excellent descent to Tazarharht hut (3300m). Night in the hut Duration: 5-8 hours

7th Day : Early start for the ascent of Tazarharht (3980m). Return to the hut and the ski down to M'zik and Imlil. hours Drive back to Marrakesh via Asni, site of one of the largest souks. Celebrate a great trip with dinner on the terrace enjoying superb views across the city. Overnight at the Hotel Riad Duration: 6-8

8th Day : Breakfast in the hotel. Return to the airport for the flight home.

Ski Mountaineering in Morocco - High Atlas Toubkal

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North Africa

Highlights

  • skiing in Toubkal

Activities

  • Mountaineering
  • Ski Expeditioning
  • Altitude 4000m+