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  Ski in Oukaimeden .........  
  For beginners, professionals, schools, associations, clubs....Ski lift at 3268 m  
   

Special day excursion from Marrakech to Oukaimeden, the highest and equipped ski resort in Africa, The snow falls in the mountains just south of Marrakech every winter. And it stays. Wealthy people from all over southern Morocco, have since long learned how to enjoy skiing in their own country, and has given the ski resort Ouka´meden a distinct Moroccan touch, too.

Jebel Ouka´meden at 3268 metres above sea level. This photo is made in the middle of an April, when there still should have been snow left and skiers in the ski hill.All the equipments can be rented locally.

 

 
 

When you get to the top you will enjoy spectacular views above the Berber villages & valleys on the surrounding.  Oukaimeden Is knows by winter sport but people enjoy also the views during the other seasons. Price from 60 euro / person. 

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   Ski Touring in the High Atlas Mountains Morocco
 

Toubkal massif (4167m) 8 days
Period: Februray to April
Duration 8 days about 6 days descent by ski
rise positive and negative 1400 m

we can't beleive that in Morocco, in north of africa, we can do ski, yes you can do it in a wonderful situation. You can try it and you will want to do it again.

ITINERARY
Day 1:Marrakech.
Arrival at Marrakech, transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Marrakech - Imlil - Tazaghart.
We will drive from Marrakech to Imlil and meet the muleteer team that will carry our gear and luggage up to the snow fields. Upon climbing to Mzik Pass (2,500m), we eat lunch by the Tamsoult waterfall, then if there is enough snow we will slip on the skis to ascend to the Tazaghart Lodge (3,000m). The mules will be replaced by the porters at the Tamsoult Waterfall. We spend the night at Tazaghart Lodge.
Day 3: Tazaghart Lodge (3,000m) - Tadat Pass (3,800m).
Once we reach the Tadat pass we will ski down to the Jbel Toubkal Lodge. We will a eat picnic lunch on the Tadat Pass, with Jbel Toubkal directly in front of us.
Day 4: Toubkal Lodge (3,207m) - Toubkal Summit (4,167m/13,671ft) - Toubkal Lodge.
We have a 3 hour climb to the top of Jbel Toubkalm from there we'll have a panoramic sight of all the valleys around Jbel Toubkal, followed by a fabulous descent towards the Toubkal Lodge.
Day 5: Toubkal Lodge - Ouankrim Mountain (4,065m/13,336ft) - Armed Berber Village.
We will leave early again to get to the top at a reasonable hour. Then from the top we will have a splendid sight of the valleys on the southern slope of Jbel Toubkal. We will have a long descent from the summit to the bottom of the snowfields and then with assistance from the muleteers to the Berber village of Armed and to the guest house.
Day 6: Armed Berber Village - Tamatert Pass (2,279m) - Tachedirt - Bouiguenouane Pass - Tachedirt.
One of the most beautiful days! With mules carrying our tents and bedding, we head towards Tamatert Pass (2,279m), then cross into the Imenane Valley, we will take a picnic lunch just before climbing in the snow up to Bouiguenouane Pass (3,800m). Once at the top we will take in the splendid views and then have a wonderful ski descent towards our camping spot of Ousarou (2,400m).
Day 7: Ousarou - Likkemt Pass (3,600m) - Imlil - Marrakech.
Yet another day of beautiful skiing! We will head towards Likkemt Pass (3,600m), which is not to be missed. We have around a 3 hour climb, and then we will ski down to the same camping spot for a picnic lunch. Then we have around 2 hours 30 minutes of descent towards Imlil with the mules carrying our items or we can simply drive from our camping spot directly to Marrakech. The night is spent in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.
Day 8: Marrakech
Free day in Marrakesh to visit the souks, hire a city guide or just relax in the traditional sauna (hammam).
Day 9: Marrakech Airport
Transfer to the airport and to your home!

Price: from 520 euro/person (depending on the group size)


Services included:
Ski Mountain guide.*
Cook to prepare your meals.
Porters & Mules to carry your staff.
All Accommodations (Guest houses Mountain Hut, Riad in Marrakech).
All transfers.
All meals.
The above is a sample itinerary. If you have any questions or would like to change the itinerary (more or less days, etc.) then please let us know.

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