Latest Toubkal Winter Conditions Report

A few days ago our head muleteer/cook Mohammed got some photos of the Toubkal Massif for us to share back for those keen to head to the High Atlas with winter conditions! From the photos it looks like the snow cover is around the 3,000m mark on sun exposed slopes and around the 2700m level on more shaded places!

 

I (James) will be out guiding next week and will post a full report on the mountaineering and climbing condition on finishing the trip. From what you can see in the photos some of the ice is in, there is generally good snow cover and the snowpack looks fairly settled!

 

More to come… but for now check out the photos!

 

Last section of the approach to the refuges

 

Afella the peak to the right

 

The start of the South Col route up Toubkal… you can see the standard track on the right side of the photo

 

Toubkal West / Ouanoums

 

Afekhoi cascades

 

Looking toward (Col) Tizi n Ouagane

 

 

Looking down the valley and the approach route to the refuges

 

Afella, Clochetons and Biguinoussene peaks

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One Response to Toubkal Winter Conditions #2 Dec 2016

  1. paul says:
    15 December 2016 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

    Great!! Hopefully see you there in a couple of weeks James. Thanks for posting!!

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