Tag Archives: Toubkal

Today Was a Good Day – Summiting Toubkal (Morocco)

It’s not a secret that I like hiking and climbing. Last year I did my first winter climb summiting Toubkal in Morocco, the highest peak in North Africa. Big challenge for a first timer. Especially when you have to fight … Continue reading

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Atlas Mountains – Imlil by Night

The topic of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Half Half’. And this my story: Once upon a time, it was Christmas time, a young couple decided to go travelling. Curious about the world and wanting to see faraway countries they … Continue reading

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Orange in the Mountains

(Yes, I jam.) One of the most important things in the mountains is safety. And what could be better than an orange jacket that secures high visibility? You can be spotted from the next-door peak, from the ground, and even … Continue reading

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Review Mount Toubkal

+ Beautiful mountains + Good exercise + Fabulous guide + Awesome, like-minded people + Ideal for winter climbing – It’s f***reezing cold – Sick stomach – Light altitude sickness – Painful ascents But after some time you forget about the … Continue reading

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Mount Toubkal Summit (4167m)

1,5 km – with Prasana, Bonnie and Mohammed. ↑ 960m ↓ 960m The morning after the first night: As I mentioned before, only the common area is heated. Not the dormitories. F*** it was freezing. I guess it was around … Continue reading

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Imlil to Toubkal Refuge (base camp)

15 km – with Prasana, Bonnie and Mohammed. ↑ 1467m Christmas 2014: no tree, no turkey, no presents. Therefore mint tea, tajine and trekking. Our plan: to climb North Africa’s highest mountain Toubkal (4167m) in Morocco’s Atlas mountains. You need: … Continue reading

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Climbing Mount Toubkal in Winter – A Brief Introduction

Originally posted on Adventure Alternative Blog:
We have been leading winter climbs of Mount Toubkal in the Moroccan Atlas mountains for a few years now. It is a superb trip and one that people often sign up for as a…

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