INTRODUCTION


TechOur High Atlas Alpine Ridges trip is a full-on, adrenaline-fuelled circuit of the best ridges, scrambles and multi-pitch rock climbing in the area and we are now offering a winter version of this trip! So if steep snow slopes, big ridges and alpine style climbing without the glacial approaches is what you are after then look no further!

 

Technical trips are when mountaineering and/or summer and winter climbing skills/techniques are put to use i.e. a rope and protection are used in ascent. This trip falls into this level. Please feel free to email us make sure that this trip is appropriate for your level of experience.

 

HEALTH & SAFETY & TRIP LEVEL


solid_blue_logoBecause of the technical nature of these trips, we only use instructors who hold the highest outdoor pursuits awards, in this case the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate. The MIC is a professional award and holders are assessed to high standards in the skills required for instructing winter mountaineering, including all aspects of winter mountaineering and climbing. We do not compromise on your safety.

 

 

TRIP OVERVIEW


Venue: the big ridge lines on the peaks around the refuge 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 2We will get out on a F to PD+ route on Ras, Akioud, or other peak. We will look to fill in any gaps in techniques and skills that we will use for the rest of the trip.
Day 3Head out to a AD+ to D route on Akioud, Toubkal West, or the Clochetons or another peak.
Day 4For the final day we will head out onto a D to D+ route.
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 course£1260£790
5 day course£1485£930
6 day course£1695£1020
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.