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Toubkal Ascent Ski Touring Trek - 8 Days

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

Price: Available on Request

Activities: Skinng

Altitude Height: 24167m

Destination: Toubkal Region

Duration: 8Days

Level: Challenge

Mode of Travel:Skiing

No. of Pax : Minimum 2 pax

Seasons :Winter

Trip Departure: Private date

7Nights/ 8Days Toubkal Ski Touring Trek

Day 1 : MARRAKECH - IMLIL - M'ZIK (1800 M) :
Arrival at the airport, reception and transfer to the village of Imlil and MiZik, 1800 m above sea level. Dinner and overnight lodging .
Day 2 : 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 .

Cost Available on Request

COST COVERS: 

·         Transport from and back to Marrakech

·         Accommodation at the Refuge

·         All meals during your trip

·         Experienced & professional Tour Guide

·         Mule for your bags

·     Porters    

 

COST DOES NOT COVER:

·         Travel inssurance

·         Personal Clothing/Gears  for the trekking

·         Tipsfor  Nepalese staffs.

·         Soft drinks & Water

Useful info

Map


Essential Equipments:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Shoes - change for evenings
  • Water, carried by camel
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  • Water purification e.g. iodine
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 season); plus thermal liner in winter
  • Scarf to wrap around your head in a sandstorm
  • Personal items: towel, sunscreen, wet wipes, loo roll
  • Toiletries that are eco-friendly e.g. soap, shampoo etc.
  • Small First Aid Kit e.g. insect repellent, plasters, meds
  • Sunglasses.
  • Torch/Flashlight and spare batteries e.g. head torch
  • Fleece (summer)
  • Layers, windproof jacket (autumn-spring)
  • Hat for summer and warm beanie for winter plus gloves
  • Thermal underwear (autumn-spring)
  • Penknife (useful)
  • Trail snacks
  • Zip-Up bags for camera etc
  • Long baggy trousers for camel trekking
  • Sarongs have many us
    Meals: You will have the opportunity to enjoy typically Moroccan meals (tajine, couscous,.). Fresh products, canned food as a complement, meat bought in the mountains. Picnic or salads for lunch, hot ready-cooked meals for dinner. 
    We use a big tent to preparing the meals, and a mess tent to eat. The water flows out from the mountains is very pure but you should treat it otherwise to use bottle water instead of water from the sourse .

    Travel inside of morocco: For transfers between Marrakech and the starting or end point of the hike, we use minibuses or four-wheel drive vehicles or taxis depends on size of the group. During the days of the trek , mules or camels carry the luggage. 
    The Tour Prices Depends On Different Factor