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Ice Climbing Morocco

Me on a brilliant route I climbed with Simon: Dec 2011 on Toubkal West

James on a brilliant route climbed with Simon: December 2011 on Toubkal West

We are now offering logistics-only support for those who want to take advantage of the excellent annual winter climbing conditions in Morocco: see our Morocco Ice Climbing page.


The choice is huge, from single-pitch water ice routes practically on doorsteps of the refuge to long, technical mountain routes. New routing and adventure characterise the High Atlas, which comes into its own in winter and is a winter climber’s paradise.


Check out Mountain Guide Mike ‘Twid’ Turner’s write-up, ‘Moroccan Ice’, on DMM’s website about ice climbing opportunities in the High Atlas based out of the Toubkal refuges:




If you want to get hold of the two guidebooks mentioned in the post, here are the ISBNs and further details:


  • Mountaineering in the Moroccan High Atlas, Des Clark. ISBN: 978 1 85284 611 4. See our Publications page.


  • Toubkal Guía de ascensiones y escaladas, David Taurà. ISBN: 978 8 49829 141 4. Available from the Desnivel website.








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