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Month: April 2019

Mount Toubkal – Day 2 – The Ascent, and the ….long descent….

Mount Toubkal – Day 2 – The Ascent, and the ….long descent….

Route map for Toubkal – Day 2 by Azim Nobeebaccus on plotaroute.com Area: High AtlasStarting point: Toubkal mountain refugeDate of walk: 28th April 2019Walkers: Me & Saeed (local guide)Distance: 11 milesDifficulty: Moderate – HardTerrain: Rocky, Icy in places, SnowWeather: Clear skies, sunny Up like a Meerkat by the sound of my 4:45am alarm. I seem to be the first one up in the dorm and I walk to the window and peer out. It’s pitch black, but from what I can see…

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Mount Toubkal – Day 1 – More Berber Whisky Please

Mount Toubkal – Day 1 – More Berber Whisky Please

Emerging from a deep & lengthy morning meditation, opening my ears and eyes to be reaquainted w Route map for Toubkal – Day 1 by Azim Nobeebaccus on plotaroute.com Mount Toubkal – Day 1 Area: High Atlas Starting point: Tamerant, Imlil Date of walk: 27th April 2019 Walkers: Me & Saeed (local guide) Distance: 8.1 miles Difficulty: Moderate – Hard Terrain: Rocky, Icy in places, Hard under foot Weather: Sun, light rain, hail & snow Emerging from deep & lengthy morning meditation, opening my ears…

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