The high mountains of Morocco are a blend of stunning scenery and remote quality climbing. The king of the country’s landscape is the Atlas Mountains, a large mountain range in the Maghreb, climaxing in its highest peak of Toubkal. Visit between March and November for ideal rock climbing conditions.
Located in the northwest of Africa, Morocco has a lengthy coastline that faces the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. It is home to rugged and remote inlands that are punctuated by mountains, while a large section of the southeast is inhabited by the Sahara Desert. The capital of Morocco is Rabat, one of four imperial cities, which rests at the mouth of the Bou Regreg. Its old town, or medina, is listed as a World Heritage Site. The largest city in the country is Casablanca, which has a population of 3.4 million.
Morocco has a moderate and subtropical climate, with cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. And the farther inland you travel, the more extreme the temperatures, with colder winters and hotter summers.
Arab and Berber, with French largely spoken.
Visit between March and November for ideal rock climbing conditions.
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