Fantastic ski touring around Djebel Toubkal in the High Atlas, remote mountain villages and also buzzing Marrakech in springtime Ski touring in Morocco means unusual adventure: The High Atlas soars 4.000 meters above the lively town of Marrakech – probably the most oriental spots of the Maghreb – the valleys are blooming as the peaks continue to be covered in soft spring ice, so the Berber individuals are usually decent business.
Included services: six days of ski touring, mountain guide, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and also packed lunch during ski tours, transfers by Land Rover like airport pick up service, two days sightseeing in Marrakech. Not included: airfares (typical price from Europe: approx. € 250, to 350,-)
Tip: Many low cost airlines has specialized on the requirements of the customers of ours and also provides prices that are competitive on appropriate flights.
High Atlas ski touring impressions by Harald Singer.
Morocco is a safe and liberal country
Unlike any other islamic nations, Morocco is a safe and liberal place. Alcohol is allowed, the individuals are respectful and friendly. You are able to look at today’s travel safety recommendations together with your foreign department. In twenty five years I’ve journeyed to Morocco aproximatelly twenty times and also had just positve encounters: you are going to benefit from the experience of mine during the visit of yours.
Off the beaten track
Ski Morocco is a good way to see the nation as well as the folks of its far-away from the traveler hotspots. The Berber individuals are extremely open towards foreign guests and in their little mountain villages you’ll immediately be an element of everyday living. Nevertheless, you can’t expect the standards of four star hotels in case you would like to experience authentic Morocco.
fitness and Ski-level
You should be perceived in ski touring, abilities that are needed include sure-footedness, safe off piste skiing, kick-turns and a great general fitness. The surface is pretty challenging, crampons should be used often and brief sections might require basic climbing skills.
Hiking times: four to five hours, Vertical distances: 1.000 to 1.600 m. Descents: difficult terrain in early spring snow.
We’ll be based in the little mountaineering village of Imlil, located at an elevation of 1.740 m and about sixty five km from Marrakech. This very small Berber society is creating a living of mountain tourism after the sixties.