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Mountain Name(s): Jebel Toubkal, Massif du Toubkal, Toubkal, جبل توبقال, Тубкаль     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 4167 m / 13671.3 ft     Snow line: Absent
Summit(s): Toubkal; (4 167 m /13 671 feet)
    Prominence: 3 755 m/12 320 ft
Location: Morocco(Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Région de Souss-Massa-Drâa);     Isolation: 2 078 km/1 291 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 31°3'35.352''N
-7°-55'-1.056''W
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    Climbing Season(s): 01 Jan - 31 Dec;
Parent Range: Atlas Mountains     Nearest Airport(s): Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK);
Range: High Atlass     Convenience Center(s): Marrakesh;
First Ascent: 12/6/1923 V. Berger (France), H. Dolbeau (France), Marquis de Segonzac (France)... More     National Park(s): Toubkal National Park;

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Toubkal is a popular peak – on object of climbing and hiking mostly in summer, and ski-touring in winter. About 500 people ascent the summit. All programs are easy to combine with historical and ethnographic routes, including associated with a visit to the Sahara desert.
Toubkal ascent gives an idea of high altitude over 4000 meters to newbies in alpinism.

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The highest point in North Africa and Morocco. Lightly covered with snow in winter, but it melts during the spring. Toubkal is a trekking peak. Climbing is possible both summer and winter, does not contain any technical difficulties, and does not imply a long-term stay at high altitude.
The route passes through the beautiful valleys and authentic Berber villages. Summer climb is easier, but winter is more interesting: a mixture of ice-falls, firn fields, icy walls and eaves. Summit push is 5 kilometres in length with a vertical gain up to 1400m is a little bit boring and predictable, but thou
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Location Edit

Located in the north-west Africa in the central part of the Atlas mountain range, about 60 km south of Marrakech in Toubkal national park.

Getting there Edit

By car 70 km from Marrakech to Imlil village (1740 m), where the route begins.

Africa, Morocco: Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Régio...

  • Jebel Toubkal
  • Mountaineering - 9 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Moderate 
  • 2 people climbed it

Africa, Morocco: Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Régio...

  • Jebel Toubkal
  • Hiking - 11 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 31 Oct
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Morocco: Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Régio...

  • Jebel Toubkal
  • Backcountry Skiing - 8 ...
  • 1 Jan - 31 Mar
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it
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