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high atlas, Morocco, Africa
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Created On: Feb 16, 2005
Last Edited On: Jan 2, 2009


One of the famous mountain of the high atlas. It's a plateau oriented WE with 7 famous ski or snow-board corridor :
. between 30° AND 45°
. lenght from 350 to 600 meter
. level : from AD+ to TD

You can see it from Marrakech, cause of his unique form and the fact that's the neighbour from the Toubkal

Getting There

To get there : from marrakech, drive until Imlil and then start the Trek.

First day : from Imlil to the village of Tizi oussem trough the Tizi Mzic pass (2490 meter). You arrive in the Azadene valey, famous for her juniper forest.

Second day : from Tizi oussem to the Tazaghart refuge (3000 m) through Azib Tamsoult and the Irhouliden cascade.

Third day : climb of the occidental corridor and down with snow-board ( see route)

Last day : back to Imlil through the tizi tzickert pass at 3129 meter and the assif Timellilt ( savage canyon)

Map : from Imlil to Tazaghart

Red Tape

you are in the national park of Toubkal, no right to hunt.
No permits or fees required. No seasonal closures.

When To Climb

for ski or snow-board : the best months are marsh and april because of the godd snow conditions that you can find.

It's recommended to climb it if there's a lot of snow because the corridor are in this case easier to descend


camping is allowed but not possible during winter.
There's a hut at 3000 meter face to the Tazaghart.
No fees

Mountain Conditions

no websites.

For having the current conditions, call salim rabbani 00212-61-04-54-86