Ski Touring in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco


Ski Touring in Morocco

Ski Touring in the Atlas mountains of Morocco is one of the best ways to see Morocco and High Atlas is to travel by ski, a perfect combo of ski tour within 5-day in Toubkal and its peaks, with an endless scenery of Toubkal regions.

Day 1: Airport transfer to the Riad

After your arrival at the airport, you will be picked by our team to your Riad where you will spend the night. During the afternoon, you will have time to discover the city. In the evening, the dinner will be served to you at the Riad.

Day 2: Marrakech-Imlil– Toubkal Refuge

At around 8:00, you will be transported from your Riad in the direction to Imlil, passing by Moulay Brahim Gorges and via Asni. In Imlil at (1750m), you will meet your Berber team who consists of your guide and muleteers. After a cup of tea, you will start your journey heading up along the valley to the shrine of Chamharouch (2300m), a holy place for pilgrims and tourist, through a juniper forest. Here, you will have a break in order to enjoy your lunch. We then continue our journey eastward zigzagging till we arrive finally to Toubkal Refuge where we will spend the night. 6 or 7 hours walking.

Day 3: Toubkal Refuge to the Highest Peak in North Africa

Today starts with an early wake up for breakfast around 6:30 am. We climb Jebel Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak 4167m. The ascent will begin at 6:00 am; we’ll leave the Mountain hut and join a steep trail. The route initially zigzags eastwards directly above the Refuge and crosses snow-covered scree slopes, before passing between tow rocky guardian peaks. We will stop a few times for a short break to have some water, orange, and Moroccan nuts. Within 3-4 hours, you will be able to enjoy the magic views of Toubkal Summit and peaks over 4000m before skiing down back to the refuge, a descent of 1000m. 4-5hours.

Day 4: Timesguida’ peak 4089m

We will ascend the way that goes up to Ras n’Ouanoukrim at 4080 m, passing by the pass Tizi n’Ouagane, a small and narrow gorge, continue up till we arrive at a place called Ouanoukrim from where you will see Timesguide and it’s a perfect place to ski from to Timesguida 3720m. Then, descend along a narrow spot of Ouankrim down to the refuge of Toubkal.

Day5: Akioud 4010m

Today’s journey starts from the refuge along the valley up, to the right (a walking of 30-40minutes). We Continue up, crossing some slopes and see some obvious passes like Tizi n’Amrharas to the right and the mount Afella where Akioud is located westward.
After seeing the beauty of Akioud and the surrounding peaks, you will have a superb ski down to the base camp. After lunch, you head down, passing through Sidi Chamharouch and Armed to get to Imlil from where you will be transported back to Marrakech. Approx 10hours.

Day 6 : Marrakech-airport

After breakfast in the hotel, the transport will transfer you to the airport, carrying with you a fantastic memory you will tell your families and friends. We say goodbye and wishing you a good flight back home and a good life as well.

480€ per person
Participants Duration Price
2 6 days 480€
3 to 6 6 days 475€
7 to 13 6 days 450€
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