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arete nord

arete nord

arete nord

Page Type: Route

Location: haut atlas : massif du toubkal, Morocco, Africa

Object Title: arete nord

Route Type: basic snow climb

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: R3

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Page By: salimr

Created/Edited: Jan 24, 2005 / Jan 24, 2005

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from the refuge until the Amrharas-n-igliouia coomb, and then follow the snow way in the middle which bring you to the north foot of the Akioud.

Route Description

The climb is quite easy, when it's not frozen.
Follow the small 'couloir' on your right hand when you are just down the Akioud.

It bring you directly to the top. The last meters, you have to climb the last rocks.

Essential Gear

crampons and ice axe necessary in winter ( from november to may).
A rope is sometimes necessary for more security and if the conditions are bad ( frozen or ice)

Miscellaneous Info

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in the middle, Akioud and the...the north \'arete\' full of snowthe corridor to the Akioudphoto with equipment, don\'t...