Piliny, the great Roman geographer, on seeing the Atlas peaks, described them as 'the most fabulous mountains in all of Africa'. Stretching southwards from the Mediterranean coast in
All you need to know about hiking in the Atlas Mountains of MoroccoHiking in the Atlas Mountains have changed since the first European expedition conquered Jebel Toubkal in
Mountain range in moroccoVisible from both the Mediterranean and the Sahara, Mountain range in morocco are as iconic as medinas and tajines – and they’ve been around much
Mountain rescue in the High Atlas mountain of Morocco Despite the increasing numbers of trekkers in the Atlas Mountains, there remains no official mountain rescue service. Although official
What you need to know before hiring a mountain guide in Morocco. Morocco has a well-organised programme for training official mountain guides. Would-be guides must pass a demanding
The High atlas wildlife (flora and fauna) The high atlas has unique flora and fauna, which are accessible even to the most reluctant rambler if you base yourself
Climate and when to visit Imlil and nearby valleysIt is possible to walk and climb in the Atlas through the year. Despite the proximity to the Sahara the
Neltner refuge or Toubkal refuge hut 3207 mBy far Toubkal refuge hut is the most frequently used of all the mountain refuges in the High Atlas of Morocco,
Lipiney (Tazaghart) Refuge 3000m Remotely situated in the upper Azzaden valley, Lipiney Refuge is a small hut which receives few visitors, it is delightfully situated near a waterfall.
Mule hire in Imlil for luggage transportThe absence of supplies, distance from roadheads and general lack of facilities mean that all equipment must be carried while on trek.