Mountain Toubkal Ski Touring - 8 Days

The Toubkal Region containing all the highest peaks, is by far the most popular region is the atlas for walkers, it is bounded by the tizi N'test to the west, and the Tizi N'tichka to the east, most of the interest is concentrated in or around the central line of peaks from ouankrim north east to annrhemes and angour.
Mont Toubkal it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is located 65 km south of the city of Marrakech it is located in the Toubkal National Park. At 4,167 metres.

This trip is for 8 days from Marrakech and back to Marrakech and you will have option to extend your Ski Touring in the Atlas Mountains as long as you want.

Pre-Trek Briefing
What a stark contrast from Marrakech where you find the chain on the horizon of the High Atlas. If the proximity of the Sahara's hard to make us imagine a country of mountains and snow, Morocco is the most mountainous countries of North Africa.Since the high peaks, where the view is superb, steep slopes and corridors received,the field is well suited to the practice of ski touring
Day 1 : MARRAKECH - IMLIL 1740m :
Arrival at the airport, reception and transfer to the village of Imlil , 1740 m above sea level. Dinner and overnight lodging .
Day 2 : IMLIL - M'ZIK (1800 M) - AZIB TAMSOULT (2100 M) - EPINEY REFUGE (3000 M) :
From the village of M'zik to reach the Tizi Mzik (2464 m) passing through pine forests, juniper and pine of Aleppo. Lunch in the mountains, then a cross on the mountainside, we will join the folds of Azib Tamsoult (2100 m) then the Epiney refuge at 3000 m. The comfort of the shelter is fairly rudimentary, but the site is superb as the peaks of Ouanoukrim and Tazarhart to over 4000 m. This is surely the most beautiful mountain huts !
* Elevation: 1624 + m - 364 m.
* Schedule: 6-7 hours.
Day 3 : REFUGE EPINEY (3000 M) - BIGUINOUSSÈNE (4000 M) :
Mounted on top of Biguinoussène to 4002 m in the valley of Timler, then a little steep valley to the summit. Descent is by the row Tadat either by the same route. Many routes are from the refuge and we will choose the best according to the shape of the participants and their level of skiing .
Day 4 : TIZI MELLOUL (3800 M) - TIZI'OUANOUKRIM (3965 M) - NELTNER REFUGE (3207 M) :
From the hut, climb to Tizi Melloul to 3800 m. It will cross a small lock with skis on the bag, then put together a beautiful valley dominated by the jagged peaks of AFEL, the Akioud, and Ouanoukrim. Southern slopes downhill to the valley of Ouanoukrim, then increased back to the wild valley to Tizi n'Ouanoukrim 3965 m.The neck is a beautiful lookout on the summit of Toubkal and its satellites as well as the Anti-Atlas in the south. A beautiful valley will take us back to the Neltner refuge to 3207 m after a ski descent of beauty .
* Elevation: 1500 + m - 1250 m.
* Time: 7 to 8:00.
Day 5 : ASCENT TOUBKAL (4167 M) - SIDI CHAMKAROUCH (2310 M) - IMLIL - TACHDIRTE :
Ascent of Toubkal, the highest point in North Africa, at 4167 m. We go up the first steep climb with crampons, and depending on the quality of the snow, we will finish the climb on skis. The summit ridge is the skis back on the bag. Still a magnificent panorama of the peaks of the Atlas. To the north there is the Middle Atlas and Moulouya south, the Anti-Atlas and the desert to the dune Merzougha. Descend the north ridge with crampons or skis, for very good skiers, and then we go down the pass leading to the beautiful valley under the Neltner refuge. 1000 m of turns of beauty! Descent Sidi Chamkarouch (2310 m) and back to Imlil. A local shuttle vehicle will take us by the new road to the village of Tachdirte where the lodging.Tachdirte night .
* Altitude: + 960 m - 1857 m .
* Schedule: 7:00 .
Day 6 : TACHDIRTE - IGUENOUANE (3882 M) - TACHDIRTE :
Another beautiful hike, as we climb to Tizi Likemt to 3555 m. The valley is dominated by the rocky ridges of towering peaks of the Aksoual. The ski descent to the village of Tachedirt (2310 m) is no particular difficulty. In the village, we find our transport back to Imlil. Change of vehicle to return to Marrakech. Overnight at the Riad Dar Saad in the Medina .
* Gradients combined: + 1 600 m - 2000 m .
* Schedule: 8/9H00 .
Day 7 : TACHDIRTE - TIZI LIKEMT (3555 M) - IMLIL - MARRAKECH :
Early morning we leave for the summit of which rises to Iguenouane 3882 m, probably one of the best races of the ski area. The rise is in a groove a little narrow and steep at first, then the valley opens to make way for large slopes superb.Panoramic Ifraouane and chain n'Darn Adrar. Descent by the beautiful valley north and return to the village of Tachdirte.
Night at the inhabitant .
* Altitude: 1600 m - 1600 m .
* Schedule: 6 to 7:00 .
Day 8 : MARRAKECH
Free Breakfast and visit the city and transfer to airport for departure .
* End of our services .

What is Included

  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Accommodation in Toubkal Refuge
  • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek
  • Porters from the snow level to the Refuge in winter time
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek
  • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
 

What is Not Included

  • Soft drink ( water....)
  • Personal travel insurance
 

What you need to bring ?

Good walking boots and socks

Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse

Trekking pants

Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

Hat /Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)

Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves

3 to 4 season sleeping bag

Walking stick

Day sack/backpack

Head torch / headlamp

Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details/p>

Ice axe and crampons (winter)

Water bottle or camel back (recommended)

Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)

Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds

Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in

Matches e.g. burn toilet paper

Trail snacks

Zip-Up bags for camera

Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


Start Date End Date Cost Season
01 Mai 31 October Summer Book
01 November 30 APril Winter Book

All The Morocco Trekking tours are guaranteed to depart at minimum of 2 people. We reccommend you to book your trip as soon as possible. Availability : This trek is available throughout the year, From December to April Winter Offer and from May To November Summer Offer. You can start the trek on any date you wish. Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available. (However internal flights &/or special permits may still be subject to availability.) Limited Availability: Limited spaces are available so please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about the departure status.

Trip Facts

Duration: 8 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Challenginng

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: High Atlas Mountains

Best Season : Jan to March

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 4,167 m/ 13671,26 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 16

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