THE TOUBKAL RANGE 8 DAYS SKIING PROGRAME TOUBKAL AND MGOUN (#4 of 4)THE TOUBKAL RANGE 8 DAYS SKIING PROGRAME TOUBKAL AND MGOUN (#4 of 4)
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Making spectacular backdrop to the city of Marrakech, the powerful presence of the Atlas Mountains in dominated by mount Toubkal (4164m) the highest peak in North Africa. The original inhabitants of the high valleys of the Atlas range called it Adrar N'Idraran mountain of mountain - the incredible 700 km long rampart separates the damp plains of Western Morocco from the semi-arid country and oases of Eastern Morocco. In winter, the snow oasis offers skiers a unique playground. Leaving from Imlil, the itinerary winds its way along at 4000m, leading to a series of corridors and straight slopes-with occasional stops mountain refuges to sample a tajine and some mint tea.
Day 1 : Arrival in Marrakech, immediate transfer to the village of Imlil. 70 km. Accommodation in an Inn.
Day 2 : Setting out from Imlil at 1650 m cross country skiing with the muleteers to the Irhouliden waterfalls at 2400 m, then skiing onwards to the mountain refuge at Lepinay at 3000 m .Accompanied by porters.
Day 3 : From the Tazararte plateau 3763 m down trough the Tizguen corridor, spending the night at the lepinary refuge..
Day 4 : To Biguinoussen 4002 m trough the Adad gap. A magnificent descent of the Timellit Assif and return to the lepinarey refuge.
Day 5 : Ascent ti Tizi Melloul 3875 m followed by a short desct of l'Agoundis, a wild valley cutting trough the southern slopes of the Amrharas cwn. The night is spent at the Neltner refuge.
Day 6 :The Toubkal 4167 m on the roof of North Africa. From the summit, the view over the plateaux and plains 3500 m below is unique. The night is spent at The Neltner refuge.
Day 7 : Crossing the Aguerkin 3650 m. The Talate N'Ousmeln corridor leads us to the N'Aït Mizane range where meet up with the mule and return to Imlil. The night is spent in a hotel transfer to Marrakech.
Day 8 : Free time the morning to explore Marrakech according to departure times. Transfer to the airport.