The High Atlas

Treks and Climbs on Morocco’s Biggest and Best Mountains

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Inspirational book packed with anecdotes and insights about the best treks and climbs in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, in North Africa, and drawn from the author’s 50-year experience. Illustrated with dazzling photographs of the mountains and also the mountain people, the Berbers. 48 routes including Jbel Toubkal, Tazekka and Igdat.

Seasons

If you can cope with snow climbs, winter into spring is a good time to visit; spring is the perfection, with blossom and life awakening, and as late as June alpine flowers will still be colouring high ground; by July the temperature is soaring and tends to stay so until the autumn equinox; autumn is harvest time, and storms are less likely, but you’ll find a burnt-up landscape; November, December and January are the least good months

Centres

Marrakech, Fes, Imlil, Ouarzazate, the Bou Guemez, Tinerhir and Boumalne des Dadès

Difficulty

routes suitable for any experienced mountaineer, as long as they respect the altitude and the strong summer sun

Must See

Jbel Toubkal the highest mountain in North Africa; Tazekka; Igdat; Ouaougoulzat; the Cathedral rock tower; Tizi Mkorn and the Tichka Plateau; the colourful Berber culture and people

 

Weight 440.00 g
ISBN

9781852844219

Author of book

Karl Smith

Publisher

Cicerone

Publish Date

01 April 2004

Language

English

Page size

112mm x 172mm

Binding

Paperback

Number of pages

160

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