Overview

Range Name(s): High Atlass, الاطلس الكبير‎‎ , Haut Atlas, ⴰⴷⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⴷⵔⵏ),Высокий Атлас     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 4 167 m / 13 671 ft     Snow Line: 4 000 m / 13 123 ft
Region(s): Africa     Average Length: 435 miles / 700 km
Location: Morocco: Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz;     Average Width: 100 miles / 62 km
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: 31°25'2.648''N
-6°-56'-28.875''W
;
Parent Range: Atlas Mountains     Nearest Airport(s): Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK);
National Park(s): Toubkal National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Marrakesh;

YOUR CHANCE TO

The highest peak of North Africa and Morocco is located here, as well

as a large number of trekking routes, including Grand Toubkal Loop.

DESCRIPTION

The west part of the ridge consists mainly of plateaus surrounding the

central granite massif, which includes Mount Toubkal (4165 m).

The central part is similar to the Colorado Plateau and canyons

landscape stretches from Azilal to Ouarzazate. Mountain plains are

located at altitudes of 2500 m, several peaks exceeding 4000 m

highest mountain of this area - Jebel Mguni (4068 m).

T
he eastern part of the ridge height is much lower (up to 1500 m).

The most popular areas for trekkers in High Atlas are: The Toubkal

region, M’Goun Massif, Jebel Sahro, Jebel Sirwa and the Amezmiz

Plains. This is the most popular area with trekkers : easily accessible

from Marrakech, it is an area of stunning scenery, high mountains

(including Toubkal, the highest mountain in north Africa at 4167m)

and typical Berber villages.

The area is criss-crossed by mule tracks that cross high

passes and descend into deep valleys, passing summer pastures and

terraces of maize. Imlil is the main trailhead for the area.
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LOCATION

The highest peak of North Africa and Morocco is located here, as well

as a large number of trekking routes, including Grand Toubkal Loop.

Africa, Morocco:

  • 4 068 m / 13 347 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

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

  • 4 167 m / 13 671 ft
  • 2 people climbed it

Africa, Morocco: Région de Souss-Massa-Drâa

  • 4 071 m / 13 356 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa,

Africa,

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

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

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Morocco:

  • 20 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
  • Jebel Toubkal(4167 m)
  • South Face
• The mountains formed over millions of years, gaining their present-day shape when the African continent collided with the Iberian peninsula, in what is known as a convergent plate boundary.

 

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