What Should know before you go climbing jebel toubkal
To atlas Mountains
Despite the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, most people would associate Morocco with wandering around the souks, camel rides through the desert and enjoying copious amounts of mint tea. While the latter is true, Mount Toubkal is a peak that isn’t so well known amongst non-mountaineers, but stands at an impressive 4,167 metres (13,671 ft) with incredible views of rural Morocco.
Mount Toubkal Overview
Mount Toubkal or Jebel Toubkal is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco, and North Africa. Toubkal is apart of the Atlas Mountain Range and is located in the southwestern part of Morocco, about 60 km south of Marrakesh. it is an ultra prominent peak, the highest for over 2000 km and a popular destination for climbers.
Climbing Mount Toubkal is an excellent introduction to your mountaineering adventures, taking only a long weekend to complete. North Africa may seem a world away, but it’s just a short flight from the UK, making it the perfect first-time high-altitude hike.
Jebel Toubkal offers a very different experience to climbing the European Alps. Enjoy Moroccan cuisine, beautiful mountain landscapes and warmer climates as you ascend this iconic mountain.