INTRODUCTION


TechThis trip is for those who want a big day out on multi-pitch ground! There are some great alpine rock routes accessible from the Toubkal and Lepiney refuges.  So if you are looking to refine your multi-pitch climbing skills, escape the heat of Marrakech and explore the ridges and faces of the High Atlas, this trip is for you.  And of course on this trip your guide will tailor the routes and instruction to your needs.

 

For our technical mountaineering and climbing trips a good base of mountaineering and climbing experience is required. Please outline your experience in our booking form. The final trip itinerary and course content will be left to the discretion of the guide.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY


solid_blue_logoBecause of the technical nature of this trip, we only use instructors who hold the highest outdoor pursuits awards: in this case the Mountaineering Instructor Award. The MIA is a professional award and holders are assessed to high standards in the skills required for instructing mountaineering, including all aspects of summer rock climbing, the coaching of lead climbing and scrambling. We do not compromise on your safety.

 

TRIP OVERVIEW


Venue: Ridges and faces on the peaks around the refuges in the Toubkal Massif.

 

Ratio of Guide to Participants: due to the technical nature of this trip the ratio is 1:1 or 1:2  guide/participant.

 

What is included in the price? guiding and instruction, transport, accommodation in a mountain refuge, mule and porter support, food (excluding snacks and bottled water).

 

Excluded from price: Flights, personal kit and pre- and post-trip expenses are not included.

 

EXAMPLE ITINERARY
Day 1Travel from Marrakech to Imlil (1,740m) via taxi or mini bus. Trek to mountain refuge (3,200m): 5 to 6 hour day; about 10km of distance.
Day 2PD to AD route on Akioud, Afella or one of the other peaks.
Day 3AD to AD+ route on Toubkal West, the Clochetons, or one of the other peaks.
Day 4AD+ to D+ ridge or face route on one of the other peaks.
Day 5Trek down from refuge to Imlil and head back to Marrakech: 4 hour day.
Please note that we are flexible to your guiding needs. If you want to plan your own itinerary with us, do get in touch.
PRICE PER PERSON | Ratio 1:1 or 1:2
Packages1 person2 people
4 day guided£1050£725
5 day guided£1300£850
6 day guided£1500£1000
Please note that prices include: guiding, use of ropes and rock protection, transport, accommodation in a mountain refuge, mule and porter support, food (excluding snacks and bottled water). Flights, personal kit and pre- and post-trip expenses are not included.

To enquire about this trip please email us at: morocco@the-mountain-people.com or fill in this contact form.